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9 10, 2013

The 2015 IRC is Complete, Glenn Mathewson

By |2021-08-30T08:38:51-05:00October 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 |2021-08-30T08:38:52-05:00October 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 |2021-08-30T08:38:52-05:00September 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 [...]

20 08, 2013

BUILDING CODE OR PRODUCT CATALOG?

By |2021-08-30T08:38:53-05:00August 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 [...]

2 07, 2013

Code Question from a NADRA Builder

By |2021-08-30T08:39:31-05:00July 2nd, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , |

The below inquiry came in from a NADRA Maryland Deck Builder. With permission from Dave, we opted to post this publicly so we could accept replies from fellow members and industry leaders. Please reply in the comments section. There will be an approval process, so give us a day or two [...]

30 04, 2013

Recap of 2013 Group B Committee Action Hearing

By |2021-08-30T08:39:32-05:00April 30th, 2013|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Recap of 2013 Group B Committee Action Hearing (Dallas, TX)  Last week the IRC code hearings were held in Dallas, TX. NADRA's Technical Advisor, Glenn Mathewson represented the association on numerous proposals. This work is just beginning & your support is NEEDED on key issues that WILL effect your businesses and will effect this industry.  Your support [...]

11 07, 2012

Send Us Your Local Codes

By |2021-08-30T08:39:38-05:00July 11th, 2012|Categories: Building Codes|Tags: , , , , , , |

July 10, 2012 | Quality products take time and effort to produce.  They take research, preparations and planning.  One such quality product on the horizon for NADRA is a “NADRA Deck Construction Standard”, or some sort of similar title.  With so much information available online for deck construction, it’s hard to [...]

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