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    Whether you are new or have been here from the beginning, this is the place to introduce yourself or ask others "how to" questions about this forum.

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    Commercial Code Topics for other than 1 and 2 family dwellings and their accessory structures

    1. This is a specialty forum that is sponsored by Allegion. This is a great opportunity to get door specific questions answered.

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    2. Topics related to commercial building inspections and plan review under the IBC & other applicable codes

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    3. Topic related to commercial mechanical codes such as the IMC, UMC and others

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    4. Topics related to commercial electrical codes including but not limited to the NEC, NFPA 72, IEC

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    5. Topics related to commercial plumbing codes such as the IPC, UPC & others

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    6. Topics related to commercial energy codes such as thermal envelope, mechanical & electrical energy code requirements

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    7. Commercial Fire Codes

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      Fire code topics including the IFC & associated NFPA standards

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    9. Topics concerning the use of Chapter 34 of the IBC or the IEBC for existing structures such as historic buildings and others.

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      Topics related to ANSI 117.1 & ADA compliance

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    Residential structural issues such as framing & foundations for 1 and 2 family dwellings and their accessory structures.

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    Residential topics not related to structural code issues for 1 and 2 family dwellings and their accessory structures

    1. Residential building general requirements such as plan review, roofing, exteriors, or any aspects of chapter 3

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    6. Sprinklers, fire separation, smoke & flame spread along with other related topics

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  6. Additional Codes Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Additional & more specific codes that may apply in addition to construction codes.

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      Elevator Topics. Chapter 30 or whatever local/state code you use

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    2. Everything is going green topics

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    3. A code discussion forum specific to institutional buildings such as but not limited to hospitals, nursing homes, day care centers, etc.

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    4. All topics both commercial and residential concerning pools, spas & hot tubs

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    5. Property Maintenance

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      Topics directly related to the enforcement of the property maintenance code

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    6. Topics related to private onlot sewage systems

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    7. Wildlife Urban Interface Code Issues

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    8. Zoning

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      Zoning Topics

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    1. Topics for Architects, Engineers & Draftsmen as they directly relate to their profession

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    2. Topics for building designers (unlicensed)

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    3. Discussions and questions specific to the use of CAD and other software used in the design process.

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    4. Contractor Talk is about topics specific to the the trades such as General Contractors, Electricians, Plumbers, Mechanical, Fire Alarm and any other trade.

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    General Topics Of Interest not in a sub-topic

    1. This area is exclusively for discussion directly related to Code Development. Please, as always, keep it civil and relevant to Code Development

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    2. Place links in the appropriate sub-forums. Miscellaneous links can be posted here in the Useful Links main forum

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    3. Communicate directly with ICC board of directors member Jim Brown

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    5. Certifications

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      Conversations about certifications & testing

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    6. Code Administration

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      Code Administration and Management Issues / Topics

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      Non code related subjects. Post what you wish within reason

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    This area is to discuss laws and legislation that is regionally specific. Please continue to post code questions in the appropriate areas above.

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