International Residential Code (IRC)

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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Light Straw Construction May Grow, as 2015 IRC Adoption Spreads

For advocates of natural building systems, codes are finally catching up. Straw-based building technology, which has been mature for many ...
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ICC Releases IRC 2015 Code Errata

On August 10, the ICC released the new errata for the 2015 IRC. Updates include changes to the types of ...
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