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IBC 2015 Allowable Area Calculator:
Efficiency of tapered insulation calculator: Calculates the true efficiency of tapered roof insulation assemblies. A roof heat loss calculator based on the true efficiency of tapered insulation is also available.
IBC 2012 Hole in floor calculator: Calculates the viability of placing a hole in a building floor, based on the 2012 International Building Code (IBC). A more detailed discussion of the topic is also available. Also see the 2009 IBC version.
Sealant joint width calculator: Calculates the minimum width of a sealant joint based on panel length, material properties, temperature ranges, structural and moisture movement, and assumed tolerances.
Disclaimer: These calculators are not intended to be used for the design of actual structures, but only for schematic (preliminary) understanding of structural design principals. For the design of an actual structure, a competent professional should be consulted.
First posted Aug. 18, 2008 | Last updated June 10, 2019