Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 4 years 28 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 39 weeks ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 3 years 41 weeks ago
by ROY HARMON
3 years 41 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Metric and Imperial 44 4 years 6 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 39 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 4 years 16 weeks ago
by David Milliken
4 years 8 weeks ago
by Michael Chandler, GBA Advisor
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 3 years 35 weeks ago
by Peter Halkias
3 years 32 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 4 years 9 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 9 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 3 years 17 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
21 weeks 21 hours ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 4 years 27 weeks ago
by John Brooks
3 years 21 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 3 years 35 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
8 weeks 2 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 4 years 21 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 37 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Final word on wall construction...? 18 4 years 4 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 3 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Building codes should be free. 15 4 years 10 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
3 years 32 weeks ago
by Anonymous
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 2 years 10 weeks ago
by JAMIE OKELLEY
2 years 10 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 3 years 4 weeks ago
by Charles Berg
3 years 3 weeks ago
by Forrest Fielder
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 4 years 19 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 39 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Sheathing under metal roof 12 13 weeks 5 days ago
by Philip Taylor
12 weeks 1 day ago
by flitch plate
I live in Northern Virginia. I am trying to resolve a dispute between my insulation contractor and the city engineer. 12 2 years 24 weeks ago
by John Horton
2 years 23 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
When insulating a portion of a structure such as an addition or re-roof, how can code compliance via the performance analysis method (ref MEC 402.2) be demonstrated without doing a whole-house analysis? 12 2 years 40 weeks ago
by Al Cobb
2 years 34 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 4 years 4 weeks ago
by Anonymous
39 weeks 18 hours ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
A statement from Icynene 12 4 years 29 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
4 years 27 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Flashing on window sill: To be or not to be? That is the question 11 46 weeks 4 days ago
by Elizabeth Croes
46 weeks 2 days ago
by Elizabeth Croes
Fighting the inspector- double stud wall NOT "ci"! 11 2 years 28 weeks ago
by Jesse Lizer
2 years 28 weeks ago
by Jesse Lizer
Convertible IC-Non IC recessed old work cans. Can they be sealed? 11 3 years 40 weeks ago
by Walter Gayeski
3 years 35 weeks ago
by Nathan Spriegel
Rigid exterior insulation over existing OSB siding? 10 47 weeks 6 days ago
by Max Anthony
47 weeks 4 days ago
by Max Anthony
Combustion air and/or exhaust air makeup 9 41 weeks 5 days ago
by Nick T - 6A (MN)
41 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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