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6 04, 2022

NADRA Garners ICC Code Committee Support on 15 out of 17 Proposed Code Changes at the 2022 Committee Action Hearings last week.

By |2022-04-06T19:37:03-05:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Building Codes, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

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.

5 04, 2022

NADRA’s March 2022 Code Update

By |2022-04-06T19:36:22-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

9 03, 2022

Code Update by Glenn Mathewson

By |2022-03-09T09:30:48-05:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

5 10, 2021

UPDATE – 2024 International Pool and Spa Code Development / Group A Public Comment Hearings

By |2021-10-07T13:01:43-05:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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?

12 05, 2021

2024 International Pool and Spa Code Development

By |2021-08-30T08:34:10-05:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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. 

22 10, 2020

2021 Deck Code Highlights

By |2021-08-30T08:34:13-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2021 edition of the International Residential Code is officially complete and ready for printing. Here’s a look at its main provisions.

7 10, 2020

NADRA Code Update – ASCE7 Sub-Committee:

By |2021-08-30T08:34:14-05:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News|

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 [...]

2 07, 2020

What Happens to Nichigo G-Tape as it Ages?

By |2021-08-30T08:34:15-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

How a tape ages is a big question in the deck building market as people look to confirm if it is worth spending the extra money to use flashing tape. To get to the bottom of this, our colleagues in our laboratory set out to find some data to help answer [...]

6 05, 2020

Here Comes the 2021! A Look at the Latest Deck Codes

By |2021-08-30T08:34:16-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , |

It’s not even printed yet! Find out first with NADRA.  Here is the 2021 residential deck and railing codes summary by Glenn Mathewson The 2021 edition of the International Residential Code is officially complete and ready for printing.  Through member contributions, NADRA was able to participate in the code development process [...]

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