Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 7 years 23 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 34 weeks ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 6 years 36 weeks ago
by ROY HARMON
6 years 36 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 48 2 years 1 week ago
by Eric Habegger
1 year 35 weeks ago
by John Clark
Metric and Imperial 44 7 years 1 week ago
by Anonymous
6 years 34 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 7 years 11 weeks ago
by David Milliken
7 years 3 weeks ago
by Michael Chandler
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 6 years 30 weeks ago
by Peter Halkias
6 years 27 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 7 years 4 weeks ago
by Anonymous
7 years 3 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 6 years 12 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
3 years 16 weeks ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 7 years 22 weeks ago
by John Brooks
6 years 16 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 6 years 30 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
3 years 3 weeks ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 7 years 16 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 32 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can HOA make me use replacement windows that don't meet current code? 18 1 year 22 weeks ago
by Joseph Burke
1 year 22 weeks ago
by John Clark
Final word on wall construction...? 18 6 years 51 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 50 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Shiplap in lieu of sheetrock - Questions regarding fire safety 16 7 weeks 6 days ago
by John Peeper
7 weeks 1 day ago
by John Peeper
Are holes in exterior plywood sheathing necessary? 16 1 year 23 weeks ago
by Frances Bucinel
1 year 23 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay
Building codes should be free. 15 7 years 5 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
6 years 26 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Dense pack cellulose OVER closed cell foam in cathedral ceiling? 14 2 years 19 weeks ago
by Daniel Miller
2 years 19 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 5 years 5 weeks ago
by JAMIE OKELLEY
5 years 5 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 5 years 51 weeks ago
by Charles Berg
5 years 50 weeks ago
by Forrest Fielder
Insulation on exterior and interior 13 36 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Collins
35 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Collins
Residential frost-protected shallow foundation in central Mass. 13 46 weeks 6 days ago
by Kenneth Gartner
9 weeks 3 days ago
by Kenneth Gartner
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 7 years 14 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 34 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Addition cement foundation below grade, patio pour? 12 1 year 18 weeks ago
by Ryan Lambert
1 year 15 weeks ago
by Brian Larsen
Sheathing under metal roof 12 3 years 8 weeks ago
by Philip Taylor
3 years 7 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 5 years 19 weeks ago
by John Horton
5 years 18 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
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