International Residential Code (IRC)

Hardy Frame Earns IRC Code Approval

MiTek’s Hardy Frame Receives IRC Code Approval for CFS Frames Cold-Formed Metal Framing, Cold-Formed Shear Wall Panels and Shear Wall ...
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Nebraska Updates to 2018 Codes

Statewide adoption includes requirement that any local level changes to the code be reported to the State Energy Office. In ...
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Codewatcher Fantech MUAS diagram

Are You Skirting the IRC Kitchen Ventilation Code?

While maybe not intentional, many builders are cheating the IRC code when it comes to kitchen exhaust rules. Here’s guidance ...
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CodeWatcher Typar Bulk Water

Building Codes Address Bulk Water Management

Codes drive adoption of drainable building wraps as solution to manage bulk water. In many areas around the country, building ...
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Codewatcher IRC path for tiny houses

Could This IRC Code Compliance Path Boost Tiny Home Market?

Presenting at the Tiny House Jamboree in Austin, Editor-In-Chief Matt Power suggested a seldom considered approach to code compliance. Last ...
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CodeWatcher Maryland codes

Code Updates and News

Green Builder Coalition Executive Director Mike Collignon gives an update on code issues around the United States. Maryland SB 648 ...
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