Choosing heating, cooling, and ventilation systems can be complicated. Here's an overview of common options and things you need to consider to make smart selections.
The building codes for windows address both thermal and air transmission—here's what you need to know to select windows using the prescriptive path.
In this Pro-Talk podcast, Patrick talks to engineer Sandra Hyde from the International Code Council.
International Residential Code requirements for intermediate and odd-shaped stair landings.
Tested and approved installation details to help you build safer deck railings.
The 2021 International Residential Code can be viewed for Free online now - See what's new and what's changed.
Code expert Glenn Mathewson describes code-accepted alternatives to digging below the frost line.
Builder Mike Guertin outlines fire-safety code requirements and suggests acceptable fireblocking and draftstopping methods and materials.
Code expert Glenn Mathewson explains the requirements for glazing to protect occupants from injury in slippery locations.
Pollutants are all around us, but regulation of air quality largely stops at the front door.
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