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28 08, 2019

NADRA Code Update – Proposals RB185-19 and RB301-19 Guard Post Connections

By |2021-08-30T08:34:39-05:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

3 07, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:40-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

8 05, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2 05, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

ICC Committee Action Hearings, Group B Codes - Albuquerque, 2019: May 2nd, 2019 Update - By: Glenn Mathewson Deep into the IRC Committee Action Hearings. So far the deck industry has been well represented by The North American Deck and Railing Association and our friends in the Deck Code Coalition. Preview of our accomplishments as the [...]

11 04, 2019

NADRA Code Challenge

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

April 11th, 2019: By Judy Verblaauw The Challenge is on! Let's Go NADRA Members!!!  During the last Southeast regional meeting, Glenn Mathewson spoke about the code changes that have been proposed and what it could mean for our industry.  At the Northeast regional meeting, Bruce Verblaauw discussed the same things.  After [...]

28 03, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:42-05:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , |

March, 2019 The Deck Future in the Making, By Glenn Mathewson Professionals are now planning and strategizing their proponent and opponent testimonies for delivery at the Committee Action Hearing in Albuquerque the first week of May.  NADRA will be proudly supporting nine proposals that came together through the effort and contribution [...]

11 02, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:42-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

18 12, 2018

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:43-05:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Building Codes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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.

14 11, 2018

NADRA attends American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Live and Dead Load Subcommittee meeting

By |2021-08-30T08:34:44-05:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: |

By Glenn Mathewson "Another public comment was also presented, one that could have a major impact on decking." How to build guards has never been provided for in the code, and even the loads that guards must resist have been pretty fuzzy throughout code history.  Those target loads have come into [...]

31 08, 2016

NADRA Education at RIDIJ 2016, Baltimore

By |2021-08-30T08:37:53-05:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

What: ND01 - Deck Evaluation/ Inspection Certification Class for Industry Professionals When: Wednesday, October 5th from 8am - 12pm. Presenter: Jim Mailey. Cost: NADRA Member Price: $99  / Non-Member Price: $199 This four-hour session will teach the home inspector how to safely inspect a deck using the NADRA Deck Evaluation checklist. This [...]

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