Means of egress, occupant load and all exiting questions are explored in this forum (IBC, IRC, Life-Safety code and more)
Calculating and determining allowed floor area. Questions related to location on the property.
Construction type, occupancy separation (incidental, non-separated, separated and accessory occupancies), building height and number of stories questions are answered here. International Building Code (IBC). Sections 508.3.2, 508.3.3 of the IBC. Table 601 and 602 of the IBC.
Decay, termite, mold, interior finishes, weather, foam, plastics and separation from earth protection and construction methods.
Miscellaneous structures and occupancy related questions go here. Pools/Spas, fences, fireplaces, outside structures, rails, guards and guardrails, hazardous location glazing, towers, insulation, odd and unusual structures, new and different construction methods...
All occupancy group related/classifications, OSHPD-3, light and ventilation and sound transmission questions are answered here. From A to U and everything in between. International Building Code (IBC). Chapter 3 and 4 of the IBC.
Roofing application, overhangs and roof projections, attics, underfloor access and ventilation
Structural questions are answered here. From conventional construction to complex framing systems and construction materials. Structural questions from all model and international building codes. IBC, IRC, ASCE 7-05, steel, wood, concrete, masonry.
Commercial Building Codes
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