This article will cover which "outdoor" building portions are or aren't considered part of the building and which are or aren't subject to varying codes. What is part of the building area? Any … [Read more...] about Outdoor Portions of Buildings & Code Considerations
MAQ's (Maximum Allowable Quantities) are an important concept when designing and building a distillery. The concept of MAQ's comes from the International Building & Fire Codes (IBC & IFC). … [Read more...] about MAQs- Maximum Allowable Quantities
Egress is defined as "the action of going out of or leaving a place". Egress is a major component of safety features in the building, and has an entire chapter devoted to it in the IBC … [Read more...] about Egress!
One of the first steps in the planning and design of a Distillery is Programming. It is an important process that will help you define the space you need, or want to have to achieve your goals as a … [Read more...] about Programming Your Distillery
In the U.S. , a lot of folks that are in rural areas may think that they don't have any building codes where they live. Well, the truth is, that there certainly is code in most places in the country. … [Read more...] about No building codes out in the middle of nowhere! Think again.