Useful Links

 


The following is a list of related associations and information. At this time the links do not work, but you could go directly to each source on their website for more info.

Related Industry Organizations

KAREI - Kansas Association of Real Estate Inspectors

MAHI - Missouri Association of Home Inspectors
(click 
here for a membership application) 

KDHE - Kansas Radon Program

Technical Resources

Building

IRC - International Residential Code (by International Code Council, ICC)
IBC - International Building Code (by International Code Council, 
ICC)
Building Science Corporation (http://www.buildingscience.com/)
  
Asphalt Roofing Manufacturer's Association (ARMA
Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau (CSSB)
National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)
EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA)
North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA)
Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA)(Inspection Levels)
American Wood Council (AWC)(Deck Guide

Mechanical

IRC - International Residential Code (by International Code Council, ICC)
UMC - Uniform Mechanical Code (by International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials, 
IAPMO)
UPC - Uniform Plumbing Code (by International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials, 
IAPMO)
NFPA 54 - National Fuel Gas Code (this link will take you to free online access provided by ASHI)
NFPA 58 - Liquified Petroleum Gas Code
NFPA 31 - Standard for Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment
NFPA 211 - Chimneys, Fireplaces & Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances
NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code

Electrical

IRC - International Residential Code (by International Code Council, ICC)
NEC - National Electrical Code (by National Fire Protection Association, 
NFPA)
IAEI - International Association of Electrical Inspectors
NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association
UL - Underwriters Laboratory

Plumbing

IRC - International Residential Code (by International Code Council, ICC)
UPC - Uniform Plumbing Code (by International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials, 
IAPMO)

Miscellaneous Resources

ASHI Reporter website
CPSC - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.codecheck.com

Problematic Materials

Masonite® Class Actions:  Hardboard siding - Omniwood® siding - Woodruf® roofing 
Louisiana-Pacific Siding 
Weyerhaeuser Hardboard siding 
Lead Based Paint
Asbestos
Carbon Monoxide
Polybutylene (PB) Pipe:  Spencer Class Action - Cox v Shell Class Action 
Federal Pacific Electric Panels 
Zinsco (some Sylvania) Electric Panels 
Aluminum Wiring 
Lennox Pulse Heating Furnaces 

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