Having trouble keeping up with code changes? Consider signing up for Glenn Mathewson’s Building Code College. Mathewson, a contributing editor at PDB, is a frequent contributor to The Journal of Light Construction and a presenter at JLC-Live. One of the two courses currently available is a primer on building codes for deck building, and Mathewson’s prior experience as a professional deck builder will keep the real-world interests of other builders at the forefront. If you need continuing education credits through the ICC, you can sign up for full enrollment at $99 a year, but if you don’t need credits the course is free. The other current topic is building codes that apply for basement finish, including a look at mechanicals, access, and other key topics. Read More