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28 08, 2019

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

By |2020-07-06T15:09:09-05:00August 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 [...]

16 07, 2019

NTA joins the International Code Council’s family of solutions

By |2019-07-16T00:00:00-05:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Industry News, Press Release|Tags: |

The acquisition will add laboratory and testing capabilities to the Code Council service offerings and will foster innovation by streamlining the time-to-market for product manufacturers Nappanee, IN – The International Code Council announced today that it has acquired NTA, a leading provider of testing services, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan [...]

3 07, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2020-07-06T15:20:52-05:00July 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 |2020-07-06T15:09:09-05:00May 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 |2020-07-06T15:09:09-05:00May 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 02, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2020-07-06T14:48:47-05:00February 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 [...]

31 01, 2018

Major changes to ICC Guardrail Performance Criteria – Additional testing methods plus safety factor increased on AC-273

By |2020-07-06T15:09:04-05:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

    Update from NADRA's Code Committee:  You may have read this last week in our release revealing these new rules or criteria changes from ICC, however we feel it is necessary that we get the word out about these changes once more; and help bring clarity to the subject. This [...]

18 01, 2018

Reminder to all Handrail and Guard Manufacturers

By |2020-07-06T15:20:53-05:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Reminder to all handrail and guard manufacturers, in June 2017 ICC-ES approved significant revisions to AC273, Acceptance Criteria for Handrails and Guards.  NADRA recommends if you have an evaluation or code report for your product in accordance with this acceptance criteria you should contact the agency providing the report on how [...]

7 09, 2016

Steve Shields talks about AWPA Modifications

By |2020-07-06T15:09:10-05:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I appreciated the opportunity to participate in the treated wood panel discussion at the recent NADRA meeting.  It provided an opportunity to discuss recent changes to standards that have impacted not only how treated wood is recommended to be used, but have also encouraged more retailers to stock ground contact treated [...]

31 08, 2016

NADRA Education at RIDIJ 2016, Baltimore

By |2020-07-06T15:20:58-05:00August 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 [...]