The Code Council’s technical services team answers some of the typical questions they receive from members. This week they address a question from the 2015 International Mechanical Code.
Practical articles that detail technical content, with charts/graphs/visuals to help readers break down information.
A coastal deck having red rust at nail connections is not only an appearance issue, but also a safety warning that the structural components of the deck may be unsafe and could cause a total collapse of the deck floor, guard (guardrail) or stairs.
Building codes and referenced standards are constantly evolving. ICC Evaluation Service External Relations Vice President William Gould examines how ICC-ES keeps pace with innovative product development through a continuous cycle of new acceptance criteria being proposed and revised every year.