Building Code Questions

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What is the correct climate zone? 8 4 days 24 min ago
by william dempsey
2 days 16 hours ago
by william dempsey
Insulating outside wall against moisture 3 2 weeks 21 hours ago
by Anthony Ng
1 week 5 days ago
by Anthony Ng
Can closed-cell spray foam be applied to the underside of the decking of a flat roof that has rigid insulation & EPDM above it? 3 2 weeks 7 hours ago
by Jake Harms
1 week 6 days ago
by Alex House
Vapour barrier is installed...should I remove it? 10 2 weeks 1 day ago
by bob holodinsky
2 weeks 17 hours ago
by bob holodinsky
Vented/Unvented Cathedral 4 4 weeks 2 hours ago
by Nick Mason
2 weeks 1 day ago
by Peter L
Does code require fireproof caulk around electrical boxes & light switches? 3 4 weeks 4 days ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
4 weeks 4 days ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
I will not be able to finish my deck for months but would like to get a final inspection signed off. 2 5 weeks 2 hours ago
by Jacque Hyler
4 weeks 5 days ago
by Ed Jones
Can an applied veneered cut stone on the exterior of a house in Houston, TX hang over the property line? 6 6 weeks 2 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
6 weeks 2 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
Masonry heaters and U.S. building code? 3 6 weeks 6 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
6 weeks 5 days ago
by Alex House
Roof Trusses 4' oc? 11 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
7 weeks 1 day ago
by Jeff Cooper
Does Bora-Foam insulation qualify for the IRS energy efficiency tax credit? This topic has been moved
Adding a dormer = new ventilation required? 1 11 weeks 6 days ago
by Jonathan Dalton
11 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Curious exceptions to the rigid foam thermal barrier 4 12 weeks 1 hour ago
by Nick Welch
11 weeks 5 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Span tables for dead loads above 20 PSF. 8 12 weeks 4 days ago
by Michael McArdle
12 weeks 4 days ago
by Michael McArdle
Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 14 weeks 2 days ago
by ed spencer
14 weeks 2 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 14 weeks 6 days ago
by RMills Miller
14 weeks 4 days ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Robert Saladoff
15 weeks 16 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Michael Lee
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
IRC 316.4 - Code interpretation on the use of rigid foam as air barrier on backside of attic knee wall 5 19 weeks 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 20 weeks 18 hours ago
by Dwight Harris
20 weeks 7 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 21 weeks 2 days ago
by Herb Mathis
21 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 22 weeks 2 hours ago
by Daniel Nealon
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 22 weeks 5 days ago
by George Sherry
22 weeks 3 days ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Joe G
23 weeks 2 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 23 weeks 3 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
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