Bare wires and Styrofoam don’t mix. Don’t let this kind of wiring go on inspections. Stay alert out there.
These old buildings are almost extinct and most that are still around are not occupied anymore. But, the one’s that are still need to follow the code. Take a look at the heavy timber construction and the open junction boxes.
Don’t let this pass inspection. These blocked doors can be dangerous and impede exiting patrons.
Burnt or melted breakers indicate overloads or other major electrical problems.
Fire stopping is crucial to maintain fire rated floor, ceiling and wall assemblies.
I-joists are used on all floors. Remember this when searching floors above the main level. Be careful and keep the construction in mind when making your attack.
This is not a real “green” roof. It may look like one, but, it was by accident.
Great wiring hard to come by. Who wired this? They did a great job.
Take care to look above you and identify RTU from the interior.
What is lurking on the roof? It could come crashing down on you.