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A Brief History of Code-Required “Fireblocking” at Concealed Spaces

On January 28, 2015, a deadly four-alarm fire at a three-story, wood-framed, mixed-used building (Photo 1) located at the corner of Mission Street and 22nd Street in

An Abridged History of San Francisco’s Bureau of Building Inspection: 1944 to 1992

A chance examination of an archived Annual Report from the Department of Public Works (DPW) of the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) sparked the research

An Abridged History of San Francisco’s Bureau of Building Inspection: Part II

In January 2016, this writer published a 78-page report (“An Abridged History of San Francisco’s Bureau of Building Inspection: 1944 to 1992”) that summarized

Analyzing Increased Solar-Driven Moisture

This case study supplements a prior report (“Solar-Driven Waves of Water Vapor Within Exterior Wall Cavities”) published in the July 2014 issue of Interface. That article described

Solar-Driven Waves of Water Vapor within Exterior Wall Cavities

Consider an apartment complex, constructed circa-2002 in a city near San Francisco, containing about thirty 2 story wood-framed buildings clad with traditional three-coat

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