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AVELAR’s Library of Historic ‘Title 24’ Codes

AVELAR personnel provide unexcelled knowledge and expertise regarding historic, statewide construction standards originally published by the Building Standards Commission……

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…

IBC vs. CBC – Exterior Wall Fire-Protection Difference

Consider a three-story, fully fire-sprinklered, 1-hour fire-rated, wood-framed Type V Group R-1 hotel building constructed under either the International Building Code (IBC) or the California Building Code

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.

Parking Space ‘Wheel Stops’ in California – Answers for Puzzled Facility Owners, Managers, and Designers

Even though trip-and-fall injuries at parking space wheel stops continue to occur throughout California (and the nation), parking facility owners, managers, and even licensed architects and engineers often are reluctant to remove them…

Water 101 – Contractor’s Introduction to the Properties of Water

Senior Principal Lonnie Haughton presents this introduction of fundamental ‘real-world’ aspects of the properties of water.

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