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ICC Family of Codes – IRC, IBC – Online Library

by Kacy Landsittel October 30, 2017
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The International Code Council (ICC), the member focused association that creates and updates model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures, features a free online library of their family of codes, including the IRC and […]

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How Low can you Go!? Ceiling Heights in the Building Code

by Bill Foster May 17, 2016
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Recently one of our clients was put in a tough spot by an inspector.  The inspector was doing his job, trying to keep the house as safe as possible and after further discussion agreed with us that the design we had worked out with the […]

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2015 IBC is Coming to Denver Soon!

by Bill Foster December 31, 2015
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The 2015 Codes are proposed to go to Denver City Council in January 2016. It may be later, but is unlikely to be any sooner. There will likely be a 4-6 month transition period where projects can still be submitted under the ’09. Denver amendments […]

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Window Sill Requirements for ICC Changing in 2012

by Bill Foster November 4, 2015

Time to start looking at the new changes coming from the upcoming ICC codes for buildings in 2012! Sill height is a requirement that will affect almost any 2 story building and thought I would do a quick post on it.  Basically these rules serve the same purpose that […]

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