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22 10, 2020

2021 Deck Code Highlights

By |2020-10-22T12:43:20-05:00October 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.

22 10, 2020

Understanding Pin Pile Technology

By |2020-10-22T09:19:36-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Product Highlight, Sponsored Content|Tags: , |

What you need to know about the engineering of Pin Pile Technology. Learn how the Diamond Pier concrete head creates a locking mechanism for bearing pins that strengthens as the load increases.

13 10, 2020

Barrette Outdoor Living Generates Massive Power with Newly Installed Solar Panels

By |2020-10-22T10:48:41-05:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|

Barrette Outdoor Living has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 200,000 square foot aluminum fence and railing manufacturing facility in Brooksville, FL.

12 10, 2020

2021 Design & Construction Week Will be an All-Virtual Event

By |2020-10-12T10:28:21-05:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , |

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today regretfully announce that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW) featuring NAHB’s International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) will no longer be an on-site event. Instead, the two groups are planning a robust, all-virtual event.

8 10, 2020

Deckorators® Introduces Trailhead Entry-Level Composite Decking with Industry-Leading Warranty

By |2020-10-22T10:54:32-05:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , |

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 8, 2020 – Deckorators® has introduced Deckorators® TrailheadTM low-maintenance composite decking for the 2021 deck building season. The new wood-plastic composite (WPC) decking family is an entry-level composite offering incredible value including an industry-leading 25-year structural, 25-year stain-and-fade and 25-year removal-and-replacement limited warranty. With an expected average [...]

7 10, 2020

NADRA Code Update – ASCE7 Sub-Committee:

By |2020-10-07T08:53:23-05:00October 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 [...]