ZIP System® vs. HomeWrap® – An Unbiased Look at the Leading WRB Systems

ZIP System® vs. HomeWrap® – An Unbiased Look at the Leading WRB Systems By: Jeff Hoch, Principal Architect & Mark Crawford, Senior Risk Assessment Consultant March 19, 2019 Quality [...]

The Top 10 Construction Defects Observed Across the U.S. in 2018

The Top 10 Construction Defects Observed Across the U.S. in 2018 By: Jeff Hoch, Principal Architect March 12, 2019 Quality Built, LLC (QB) is the nation’s leader in third-party QA inspections and [...]

Corrosion of Metal Connectors in Coastal Regions – Saving Pennies to Let Your Dollars Rust

Corrosion of Metal Connectors in Coastal Regions – Saving Pennies to Let Your Dollars Rust By: Kevin Barnes – Architect & Field Consultant, Jorge Ibacache – Technical [...]

The Now and Future of Solar in New Building Construction

The Now and Future of Solar in New Building Construction By: Mark Crawford – Field Consultant – Level 4 March 13, 2018 The origins of solar panels can be traced all the way back to [...]

Do You Have 15 Minutes to Save Thousands of Americans from Ladder-Related Fatalities?

Do You Have 15 Minutes to Save Thousands of Americans from Ladder-Related Fatalities? By: Scott Webb, Safety Director and Technical Services Specialist According to the American Ladder Institute, [...]

Balcony Deck Code Changes Going Into Effect In 2018

Future 2018 IBC Amendments Made Early Due to the Library Gardens Apartment Tragedy By: Remi Kern – Field Consultant – Level 4 October 31, 2017   On June 16, 2015, a balcony collapsed [...]

Should You Switch Over to the QuickTie Cable System?

Should You Switch Over to the QuickTie Cable System? By: Jorge Ibacache – Technical Services Engineer & Kevin Barnes – Architect/FC July 31, 2017 The QuickTie cable connection [...]

Should You be Building with OSB or Plywood?

Should You be Building with OSB or Plywood? By: Mark Crawford – Level 4 Field Consultant & Jeff Hoch – Architect/FC May 23, 2017 Oriented Strand Board (OSB) was introduced to the [...]

Tech Alert: Roofing Defects 101