Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 6 years 42 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 6 days ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 6 years 3 weeks ago
by ROY HARMON
6 years 2 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 48 1 year 20 weeks ago
by Eric Habegger
1 year 2 weeks ago
by Chris M
Metric and Imperial 44 6 years 20 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 1 week ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 6 years 30 weeks ago
by David Milliken
6 years 22 weeks ago
by Michael Chandler, GBA Advisor
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 5 years 49 weeks ago
by Peter Halkias
5 years 46 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 6 years 23 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 23 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 5 years 31 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
2 years 35 weeks ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 6 years 42 weeks ago
by John Brooks
5 years 35 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 5 years 49 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
2 years 22 weeks ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 6 years 35 weeks ago
by Anonymous
5 years 51 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can HOA make me use replacement windows that don't meet current code? 18 41 weeks 6 days ago
by Joseph Burke
41 weeks 4 days ago
by Chris M
Final word on wall construction...? 18 6 years 18 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 17 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Are holes in exterior plywood sheathing necessary? 16 43 weeks 13 hours ago
by Frances Bucinel
42 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Building codes should be free. 15 6 years 24 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
5 years 46 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Dense pack cellulose OVER closed cell foam in cathedral ceiling? 14 1 year 38 weeks ago
by Daniel Miller
1 year 38 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 4 years 24 weeks ago
by JAMIE OKELLEY
4 years 24 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 5 years 18 weeks ago
by Charles Berg
5 years 17 weeks ago
by Forrest Fielder
Insulation on exterior and interior 13 3 weeks 2 days ago
by Nick Collins
2 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Collins
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 6 years 33 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 6 days ago
by Anonymous
Addition cement foundation below grade, patio pour? 12 37 weeks 4 days ago
by Ryan Lambert
34 weeks 5 days ago
by Brian Larsen
Sheathing under metal roof 12 2 years 27 weeks ago
by Philip Taylor
2 years 26 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 4 years 38 weeks ago
by John Horton
4 years 37 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 5 years 2 weeks ago
by Al Cobb
4 years 48 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 6 years 18 weeks ago
by Anonymous
3 years 6 days ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
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