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History and Backstories of California’s ‘1985 State Building Code’

This paper identifies key dates, specific legislative statutes, representative events, and underlying ‘backstories’ that collectively serve to provide a historical record…

Exhibit In Support of First Amended, Verified Cross-complaint for Injunctive Relief and Damages – Declaration of Lonnie Haughton

These strict procedural requirements are described in Mr. Haughton’s Declaration filed in federal court on behalf of homeowner Janet Summerfield in her cross-complaint against the City of San Bernardino.

Bill Weber Announcement

Building CodesConstructionConsulting   |   Mar 14, 2022

With 46 years in business, AVELAR heavily invests in continuing education for our team to analyze and study the continued changes in this evolving field. We are so proud of Bill Weber, GC,CR,CIEC,CMRS, Principal & Senior Consultant, for recently earning his Indoor Environmental Consultant certification. (CIEC)

Revisiting the Four Ds of Wall Design

In 1999, renowned Canadian consultants Donald Hazleden and Paul Morris presented a seminal paper, “Designing for durable wood construction: the 4Ds”, that summarized the 4 D’s (deflection, drainage, drying, and durable – aka, decay-resistant – materials) of successful wall design.

“Express Finding” Requirements for Local Amendments to California’s Title 24 Building Codes

One target audience for this report is those California attorneys who may, on their client’s behalf, wish to evaluate the pros and cons of challenging the legality

An Abridged History of the Origins and Empowerment of the California Building Standards Commission

The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) is responsible for overseeing the ongoing development, amendment, adoption, and publication of the

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