There are several instances when you may be required to have a fire resistant wall between two areas or rooms within a building. One of the most common reasons for this would be two different … [Read more...] about Fire Rating Options at Interior Windows
Here we will cover cover the general processes that go on when getting a building permit for a new building or remodel. While every jurisdiction will have their own specific ways of permitting, there … [Read more...] about The Permitting Process
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
While the marketing of your distillery may involve keywords like "craft", "flavor", and "locally made"...in the eyes of the law, and primarily fire prevention authorities, the word distillery … [Read more...] about Code Required Signage In Distilleries
Building Codes (IBC) sets limits of building areas, heights, and stories based on how fire restive the building is. Why It Matters When a new tenant or owner of a building comes in and wants … [Read more...] about Allowable Areas Of Buildings
Automatic fire sprinklers have been in existence for over a century, and since their widespread implementation, have extinguished many fires and saved countless lives. A majority of fires are … [Read more...] about Fire Protection Sprinkler Systems
What is a distillers process description? This is a written document that clearly describes every step of the process that is involved with making your product. From delivery methods through … [Read more...] about How To Write A Distiller’s Process Description
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!