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IBC 2006–2015 Allowable Area Calculator: Calculates allowable areas, heights, and stories after entering values for occupancy class, construction type, sprinklers, and proposed number of stories.
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.
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 May 30, 2017