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
Insulation Code Requirements For Metal Buildings
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
Is bottling required to be an H-3 occupancy?
This is a question we get a lot. As with most questions in life, the answer is "maybe." We can say, more often than not, bottling equipment does not have to be in a hazardous occupancy. Where … [Read more...] about Is bottling required to be an H-3 occupancy?
Fire Rating Options at Interior Windows
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
The Permitting Process
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
Outdoor Portions of Buildings & Code Considerations
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
Distilling Craft: Joie de Vervet
Joie de Vervet by Dalkita, Inc. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at … [Read more...] about Distilling Craft: Joie de Vervet
Distillery Wastewater & BOD’s
The majority of liquid waste from a distillery is stillage/ spent wash: the leftover liquid after a still run, mostly water. Wastewater districts typically have rules and regulations stating what, … [Read more...] about Distillery Wastewater & BOD’s