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9 10, 2013

The 2015 IRC is Complete, Glenn Mathewson

By |2020-07-06T15:21:01-05:00October 9th, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , |

NADRA attended the Public Comment Hearings on October 4th, 2013 to serve and protect the decking industry in the development of the 2015 IRC.  I’m happy to say that we did that job well, and have little to fear in the new provisions now decided.  Here’s a review of the topics [...]

1 10, 2013

Your Future; This Week

By |2020-07-06T15:21:02-05:00October 1st, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

October 1st, 2013 Your Future; This Week As this hits your inbox, I’m likely in route to Atlantic City, New Jersey to represent, support and defend the decking industry.  This week, your future will be decided in the 2015 International Residential Code.  On my last day to prepare before leaving Colorado, [...]

18 09, 2013

When There’s No Public Comment

By |2020-07-06T15:21:03-05:00September 18th, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief|Tags: , , , , |

September 18th, 2013 When There’s No Public Comment NADRA Technical Advisor - Glenn Mathewson   If a proposal in the IRC code development process doesn’t receive a public comment, the vote from the first hearing is generally the final result.  With the recent publishing of the public comments, we can now [...]

2 09, 2013

Deck Lateral Load – The Truth Revealed

By |2020-07-06T15:21:03-05:00September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Deck Lateral Load - The Truth Revealed The lateral load anchor provisions that came into the 2009 IRC have had a dramatic affect on the decking industry. Born from a fear of band joists being ripped from homes by the decks they support, a best guess to bypass the band joist [...]

20 08, 2013

BUILDING CODE OR PRODUCT CATALOG?

By |2020-07-06T15:21:04-05:00August 20th, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

August 21, 2013 - Glenn Mathewson, NADRA Technical Advisor How many hold-down anchors does it take to build a deck? The development of the 2015 IRC is halfway through, and there’s likely going to be some new regulations for the construction industry to adjust to.  For the decking industry, there’s lobbying [...]

12 03, 2013

Stay Ahead of The Change; 2015 Codes Underway Now

By |2020-07-06T15:09:11-05:00March 12th, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The time has come again for us to be a part of our future…for you to be a part of your future.  The International Code Council released the proposed changes to the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) on March 11th.  The ideas contained in these proposals come from professionals and non-professionals [...]

6 11, 2012

Update: ICC Action Committee Proposal

By |2020-07-06T15:09:12-05:00November 6th, 2012|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The ICC Building Code Action Committee is considering a very large proposal for deck construction provisions to be included in the 2015 IRC.  Anyone is invited to provide feedback, both opponent and proponent, on the proposal.  The committee wishes to work on the document with the industry, prior to the hearings next year.  Take [...]

22 10, 2012

NADRA October 2012 National Code Meeting

By |2020-07-06T14:23:17-05:00October 22nd, 2012|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We were quite pleased by the turnout of professionals that attended the meeting at Deck Expo about the development of the 2015 IRC.  Members from all aspects of our industry sat together while we delivered a message about the upcoming code modification process, the goals, needs and the current status of [...]