Episode Three: Mold, Roof Framing, and Building Code
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about mold problems, roof-framing options, and the moral obligation of building to code. Resources and extras that are related to the topics covered during the show are below. The show is driven by our listeners, so please subscribe and rate us on iTunes or Google Play, and if you have any questions you would like us to dig into for a future show, shoot an email our way: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, be sure to follow Justin Fink, Rob Yagid, and Fine Homebuilding on Instagram, and like us on Facebook.
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- According to the EPA, indoor-air levels of many pollutants may be two to five times, and occasionally, more than 100 times higher than outdoor levels.
- Chapter 4 of 2015 International Residential Code, Section 408 for vented and unvented crawlspaces.
- Read “The Mold Explosion: Why Now?” by Joe Lstiburek, FHB #184.
- Read “Creating a sealed crawlspace” by Martin Holladay, FHB #252.
- Read “The No-Mold Finished Basement” by Andy Engel, FHB #169.
- Read “Perfect Roof Rafters” by Sam Koerber, FHB #256.
- Read “Framing Tricky Truff Roofs” by Paul Johnson and Nathan Young, FHB #225.
- Read “All About Roof Trusses” by Stephen Smulski, FHB #89.
- Read “Roof Framing With Engineered Lumber” by John Spier, FHB #153.
- The Morality of Code Enforcement by Fernando Pagés Ruiz.
- Building Relationships With Code Officials by Kia Ricchi.
- Read “Test Your Building-Code IQ” by Paul Fisette, FHB #177.