Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 5 years 24 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 35 weeks ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 4 years 37 weeks ago
by ROY HARMON
4 years 37 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Metric and Imperial 44 5 years 2 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 35 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 5 years 12 weeks ago
by David Milliken
5 years 4 weeks ago
by Michael Chandler, GBA Advisor
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 4 years 31 weeks ago
by Peter Halkias
4 years 28 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 5 years 5 weeks ago
by Anonymous
5 years 5 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 4 years 13 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
1 year 17 weeks ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 5 years 23 weeks ago
by John Brooks
4 years 17 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 20 2 weeks 13 hours ago
by Eric Habegger
1 week 5 days ago
by Michael McArdle
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 4 years 31 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
1 year 4 weeks ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 5 years 17 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 33 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Final word on wall construction...? 18 5 years 21 hours ago
by Anonymous
4 years 51 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Building codes should be free. 15 5 years 6 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
4 years 28 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Dense pack cellulose OVER closed cell foam in cathedral ceiling? 14 20 weeks 3 days ago
by Daniel Miller
20 weeks 1 day ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 3 years 6 weeks ago
by JAMIE OKELLEY
3 years 6 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 4 years 4 days ago
by Charles Berg
3 years 51 weeks ago
by Forrest Fielder
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 5 years 15 weeks ago
by Anonymous
4 years 35 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Sheathing under metal roof 12 1 year 9 weeks ago
by Philip Taylor
1 year 8 weeks 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 3 years 20 weeks ago
by John Horton
3 years 19 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 3 years 36 weeks ago
by Al Cobb
3 years 30 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 5 years 4 days ago
by Anonymous
1 year 35 weeks ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
A statement from Icynene 12 5 years 25 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
5 years 23 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Roof Trusses 4' oc? 11 29 weeks 4 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
29 weeks 8 hours ago
by Jeff Cooper
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 36 weeks 4 days ago
by R Miller
36 weeks 2 days ago
by R Miller
Flashing on window sill: To be or not to be? That is the question 11 1 year 42 weeks ago
by Elizabeth Croes
1 year 42 weeks ago
by Elizabeth Croes
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