The NADRA Code Committee, represented by consultant Glenn Mathewson and co-chair John Kozal, returned to the ICC Code Hearings this past week in Louisville KY. This is the final leg of the code development cycle, where proposals that were either approved or disapproved by the smaller Code Development Committee in April can be brought back for reconsideration. Public comments that are submitted by proponents or opponents prior to this meeting online, form the basis of these discussions.
Estimates show that there are more than 60 million existing decks in the U.S. with more than 30 million decks that are past their useful life and need to be replaced or repaired. Join NADRA for a class on Deck Evaluation / Inspection Class, Saturday, September 10, 2022. LEARN MORE AND [...]
NADRA Garners ICC Code Committee Support on 15 out of 17 Proposed Code Changes at the 2022 Committee Action Hearings last week.
The NADRA Code Committee, represented by our consultant Glenn Mathewson and co-chair Mark Guthrie, were able to garner ICC Code Committee support on 15 of our 17 proposed code changes at the 2022 Committee Action Hearings held in Rochester, NY last week.
Published April 5th, 2022 By Glenn Mathewson This month was spent preparing for the Committee Action Hearings and attending them at the end of the month. I had various meetings and communications with other industry professionals to discuss concerns found in each other proposals and to address disagreements. I arrived at [...]
Published March 2022 With our IRC proposals submitted in January, most of February was spent awaiting the publishing of the complete package of ICC Group B proposals, expected in the last week of the month. Prior to this, on Feb 14th, I attended an ICC Code Correlation Committee meeting. Two of [...]
Next year is going to be a very busy year of hearings to develop the next edition of deck codes! Are you aware, involved, and supporting, or are you just letting others craft your future codes for you?
On April 29th, 2021 NADRA code representative, Glenn Mathewson, participated in the International Code Council Committee Action Hearings for the development of the 2024 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code.
The 2021 edition of the International Residential Code is officially complete and ready for printing. Here’s a look at its main provisions.
Recently, a 220 lb concentrated live load proposal has been submitted to the American Society of Civil Engineers for consideration into the 2021 version of the ASCE 7 Publication known as “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures”. NADRA’s Technical Code Committee has read through the proposal and sent an official [...]
There is often confusion regarding the concepts of “Code Compliant vs Code Approved”. It’s the project plans that are approved, not a particular product.