Codes and Standards

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New Rule for Table Saws

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission seeks to enforce safety requirements... More

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A New Way to Meet the Energy Code

Compliance with the energy code is getting simpler, and it affords more... More

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Avoiding Deck Stair Defects

Build deck stairs according to best practices rather than code to protect your... More

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Working Safely in Hot Weather

Water, shade, and readiness are the keys More

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From What We Gather: March 27 - 31, 2017

On JLC's news radar this week: Texas houses twerked by thunderstorm winds;... More

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Avoiding the Most Common Construction Defects

Here’s what to look for and how to prevent problems More

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Pending Limits on the Length of Flex Duct

Allison Bailes reports that the Uniform Mechanical Code has proposed some serious... More

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Basement Windows

What the code requires for windows in a basement. More

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