Decoding the Code
Your Building Code Questions Answered
Carl A. Nelson & Company offers expertise in code study and analysis for clients, both current and prospective. We highlight that expertise for readers in our newsletter, wibi. This page features a collection of Decoding the Code articles from the newsletter, written by our experienced architects and engineers.
Decoding the Code answers code questions received from clients or that have emerged on projects. Simple code questions may be submitted for possible inclusion in a future article. Complex code review services also are available to clients as part of or independent from larger projects.
To share your question, call 319-754-8415, or use the contact form to reach licensed architect Ellen McCulley. For more about our code review, Building Information Modeling and other design-related services, visit Nelson Design, Inc.
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Comparing the requirements of International Building Code, NFPA 101 Life Safety Code for fire-rated construction in healthcare facilities
Architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, of Nelson Design, Inc., addresses issues affecting size limits on suite sizes in healthcare facilities.
Nelson Design, Inc., architect Ellen McCulley, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, discusses the cost benefits of code review during pre-construction.