The default for egress per the code is 2 exits out of spaces and stories, but the code does have several provisions permitting a single exit from a smaller spaces with limited number of occupants. … [Read more...] about Building Code- Spaces and Stories with 1 exit
Under 2018 and earlier IBC/IFC, the occupancy of a distillery is H-3. Electrical classification is almost an entirely separate issue - it is mentioned in the IFC with some parameters. … [Read more...] about Three Types of Distillery Occupancies Explained
Metal Buildings can often have some specific considerations in the energy code when it comes to insulation that can be a bit different than the requirements for other buildings. This post is based … [Read more...] about Insulation Code Requirements For Metal Buildings
Since the last post, we have been wrapping up all the final touches. Final electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler, painting and trim were all completed. Our power was turned on. We got the … [Read more...] about Home Build Complete!
Drywall is going in! There were some delays because the delivery of drywall got delayed, but were hoping its all done in about 2 weeks. We're in a bit of a time crunch because the tiler can only get … [Read more...] about Drywalling & Getting Ready for Finishes
A lot has happened since I last posted! Last time I posted, we had just cleared the trees to prep the lot for digging. We have excavated and installed the septic, excavated the house, formed the … [Read more...] about Excavation Through Framing
Hi, my name is Matt Taylor-Rennert. Recently, my husband I decided to build a custom home for our family in Evergreen, CO, a mountain community just outside of Denver. We currently live in Denver, and … [Read more...] about Building a Mountain Home