The International Code Council goes to court over free access to building codes

The Architect’s Newspaper, Bill Millard, July 9, 2019. Posted here on 7-30-19

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Modern construction methods may not always be the best

I’ve been wanting to write this column for years. The topic has been a burr under my saddle, but I needed to base the column on proof, not speculation. Ask the Builder, The Spokesman-Review, Tim Carter, July 20, 2019. Posted 7-30-19

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Stucco Manufacturers Association to Begin Online Training Program

Coming in Fall 2019, the SMA will offer online video training and certification to stucco installers. Take a glimpse at our introduction to the upcoming 7-part training modules:
This is an embedded video at the SMA website, click the following link, then click the play button. Posted 7-30-19

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Gypsum Association Announces the Redesign of Their Website

The Gypsum Association (GA) is pleased to announce the complete redesign of its website. Posted 7-12-19

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Crack Mitigation Specification Plug-In

Crack resistance of portland cement plaster (stucco) can be improved by adding a cementitious mesh reinforced base coat over the brown coat. This document provides language that can be added to your stucco specification and can be found in our reference library by clicking on the “stucco” folder. Posted 7-12-19