Building Code Questions

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Is bubble wrap duct insulation Energy Star approved, and is it a good idea? 82 7 years 14 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 25 weeks ago
by Riversong
What has code enforcement done to the residential building industry? 72 6 years 28 weeks ago
by ROY HARMON
6 years 27 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 48 1 year 44 weeks ago
by Eric Habegger
1 year 26 weeks ago
by John Clark
Metric and Imperial 44 6 years 44 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 26 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can you satisfy ASHRAE 62.2 with a recirculating kitchen range fan? 42 7 years 3 weeks ago
by David Milliken
6 years 46 weeks ago
by Michael Chandler
Open Cell Spray Foam Waste used as attic insulation 40 6 years 21 weeks ago
by Peter Halkias
6 years 18 weeks ago
by Anonymous
2" foam board under exterior siding — what regulations? 33 6 years 47 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 47 weeks ago
by nancy marcus
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 6 years 3 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
3 years 7 weeks ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
Don't Ask .... Don't Tell 22 7 years 14 weeks ago
by John Brooks
6 years 7 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 6 years 21 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
2 years 46 weeks ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
Open combustion furnace in sealed attic 19 7 years 7 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 24 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Can HOA make me use replacement windows that don't meet current code? 18 1 year 14 weeks ago
by Joseph Burke
1 year 14 weeks ago
by John Clark
Final word on wall construction...? 18 6 years 42 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 42 weeks ago
by TC Feick
Are holes in exterior plywood sheathing necessary? 16 1 year 15 weeks ago
by Frances Bucinel
1 year 15 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay
Building codes should be free. 15 6 years 48 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
6 years 18 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Dense pack cellulose OVER closed cell foam in cathedral ceiling? 14 2 years 10 weeks ago
by Daniel Miller
2 years 10 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
R-13 in 2x4 walls 14 4 years 49 weeks ago
by JAMIE OKELLEY
4 years 49 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why keep attic air away from the roof deck? 14 5 years 43 weeks ago
by Charles Berg
5 years 42 weeks ago
by Forrest Fielder
Insulation on exterior and interior 13 27 weeks 6 days ago
by Nick Collins
27 weeks 1 hour ago
by Nick Collins
Residential frost-protected shallow foundation in central Mass. 13 38 weeks 3 days ago
by Kenneth Gartner
1 week 7 hours ago
by Kenneth Gartner
How do you size single window headers for Advanced Framing? 13 7 years 5 weeks ago
by Anonymous
6 years 25 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Addition cement foundation below grade, patio pour? 12 1 year 10 weeks ago
by Ryan Lambert
1 year 7 weeks ago
by Brian Larsen
Sheathing under metal roof 12 3 years 1 day ago
by Philip Taylor
2 years 50 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 10 weeks ago
by John Horton
5 years 10 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 26 weeks ago
by Al Cobb
5 years 21 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay
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