August 29th, 2019 By: Glenn Mathewson The latest 2018 edition of the International Residential Code provides a complete package of prescriptive structural design tables for decks... sort of... When we think of structural design, most people imagine the skeleton of ledgers, joists, beams, and posts. At this completion, one might be [...]
July 3rd, 2019 By: Glenn Mathewson To finish a marathon, you’ve got to push through the last mile. Such is the same with developing a new edition of the International Residential Code. Thousands of people are currently running a marathon toward the 2021 IRC, and though they are halfway through, there’s [...]
May 8th, 2019 Notes from NADRA's Code Committee Chair, Mark Guthrie: Building codes are always going to play a critical part in the safety, growth and public perception of our industry. NADRA recognizes this and has been dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources to better understanding and shaping the codes that [...]
February 2019 By Glenn Mathewson Thanks to the support of NADRA members we have shared our knowledge with others in the campfire discussions regarding deck code proposals for the 2021 International Residential Code. There were 9 proposals submitted with our assistance and approval. The Deck Code Coalition is an informal group [...]
Here’s a run down of proposals likely to be submitted Jan. 7th with the combined support of nearly all the contributors of the Deck Code Coalition. I am proud of NADRA for being a part of this support.
Title: Revisions for 2018 IRC If you have specific questions, comments or concerns let us know by filling out the form found below: Below are 2 documents from the Deck Code Coalition, which contains a detailed list of each item they are recommending for revision with the 2018 IRC with comments and [...]