Cavity insulation goes between (and is interrupted by) framing whereas continuous insulation is continuous and not interrupted by framing other than fasteners or service openings.
Canada's building codes are revised every five years by the National Research Council, and the next update will be released in 2020.
At the recent 2020 RESNET Building Performance Conference, Jay Crandell (ARES Consulting) and Amy Schmidt (DuPont) gave a presentation titled “If Walls Could Talk…”
Without clear definitions the code may be subject to varying interpretations that may depart from the intent. Definitions are important and they have significant technical implications.
As mentioned in a prior January 2020 EEBS article (2021 I-Codes Adopt Major Energy Efficiency & Building Science Advancements), many advancements forthcoming in the 2021 ICC family of codes (energy and building codes) were overviewed with the intent to address these advancements individually in future articles.
Brief summaries of legislative actions being taken that could impact building codes in Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Washington.
Registration is now open for the 2020 Insulation Industry National Policy Conference.
Over the past two years, the International Code Council’s (ICC) family of I-Codes have been undergoing development for the 2021 editions of the International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), among others.
The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee issued a draft version of the GREEN Act.
The code development process for the 2021 editions of the International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are coming to a close.