existing building

Means of Egress Hazard Categories in the Existing Building Code

by Sean O'Hara, AIA, LEED AP May 30, 2019

The International Existing Building Code (IEBC) is the I-Code that covers existing buildings in depth. While the International Building Code (IBC) covers changes of occupancy in existing buildings, the IEBC goes into much greater detail. When you’re doing a change of occupancy, see if your […]

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Retrofit Roof Top Mechanical Units

by Ross Maxwell, PE May 15, 2017
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I just completed a job that involved placing a new roof top mechanical unit at an existing commercial building.  The building was located in Louisville Colorado and was for an expanding local organic bakery. After receiving the as built structural plans for the building, the […]

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