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I believe there is a section regarding ledgers that any wood in contact
with concrete or masonry must be "decay resistant or preservative treated."
 I'll briefly browse.

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> I am looking at an old building that has wood floor joists and roof
> trusses that are supported by concrete walls.  Going through 2009 IBC
> 2304.11, I can find the requirements for requiring pressure treated wood
> within 18 inches of the ground and other situations for the wood framing 
> of the crawlspace.  I remember reading a passage that required pressure
> treated wood would be required for all wood bearing on concrete or 
> masonry that would apply to the upper floor and roof.  I can't find this 
> section, can anyone point me to it?
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