A “Code” of Conduct

This is the second installment about building codes. Last time I wrote about why codes are necessary and even a good thing. This time I would like to delve into grey areas and allowances for errors. Continue reading

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Working in Codes

Building codes. If you have been in the A/E industry for even a short length of time you have had to deal with them. If you have been around for a long time then you probably have a continuing love-hate relationship with them (ok, probably more hate than love, but I digress). I would like to address two points regarding building codes. First, are they even necessary? Second, why are they so darn picky!? Here’s the first installment. Continue reading