Yes. Here are a few selected lines from my "Structural Notes":
Sill anchor bolts shall be hot dipped galvanized or stainless steel, 1/2"
minimum diameter, with a minimum embedment of 7 inches, unless noted
otherwise on Shear Wall Schedule or Foundation Details. Bolts shall be
tied in place prior to pouring concrete and shall not be "wet-set" or
"stabbed" into wet concrete.
Connectors and fasteners for pressure treated wood shall be hot-dipped
galvanized or stainless steel in accordance with IBC Section 2304.9.5.
Hardware for pressure treated wood shall be hot-dipped galvanized or
stainless steel in accordance with IBC Section 2304.9.5.
Bob Morrison, PE, SE
R L Morrison Engineering Co
I think, the foam padding, used to seal against slab,bottom plate air
leakage counts as a moisture barrer too. However, I have to say you
are reasonable to belive the use of 'treated' lumber, isn't cost
Sounds like good advice,
tom @ www.FreelancingProjects.com
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