Building Consistency Meeting

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Building Consistency Meeting

Residential

Date 11/03/2010 Recorder and minutes prepared by: Danny Wooten/Lon McSwain

Staff present

: On File

Public present

: David R. Schwieman

(D.R. Schwieman, Inc.);

Wayne Carter

(Lifestyle

Homes);

Terry Cleary

(Meeting Street Homes);

Charles Sofinowski

(M/I

Homes);

Matthew ?

(L&M Homes);

Greg Slone

(Ryland Homes);

Daniel McBride

(Cunnare Group);

Dave Reynolds

(BFS);

Jason Whitner

(Southern Traditional

Homes);

Bob McKee

(Ryan Homes);

Allan McGee, Doc McGee

(McGee

Brick);

Kenneth Rampersad

(Soto Construction);

Rob Merrill

;(Griffin Masonry)

Todd

Phillips

(Phillips Construction)

Topics/Subject Decisions/Conclusions/Actions

Old

Business

None

New

Business

Energy Star

Inspections

Section

311.5.6.2

New Deck

Code

Townhouse

Insulation

Headers for direct vent fireplaces must be in place at the time of the sheathing inspection for energy star. All windows must also be installed and the house in the dry.

Deck handrails must meet the requirements of Section 311.5.6.2 and terminate at a newel post or be returned.

There will be a class on the new Deck Code on January 21, 2011 and open to the public.

Closed Crawl

409.2

Foam

Insulation

Sheathing

Section

R502.10

Each unit shall be treated as a standalone unit meeting its own chapter

11 energy requirements, double wall systems such as area separation walls between units shall be insulated from both sides to the requirements for exterior walls.

. There are two options for the ground water vapor retarder. 6 mill poly over 100% of the crawl floor or a liner system with taped joints and extended up the walls. Both are not required together.

Dow foam insulation sheathing meets the requirements of section

R703.2 for water resistive barrier if all the joints are taped per their ESR report from ICC

New language, if a header is located more than 3’-0” from a trimmer joist bearing the trimmer joists must be doubled even when the header may be a single member.

Smoke

Detectors R

313.2.1

When a building permit is required for interior work then the smoke detectors must be brought into compliance with section R 313.2.1. Only have to hard wire when sheetrock is removed on ceilings and walls per recent code changes.

Attic Access An attic access (20 X 30) is required only when there is an attic space with 60” head room for an area exceeding 100 SF.

Approved By ___Lon Mcswain_________ Date _______9/31/2010_______________

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