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Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local...Read More...

NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards

This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8,...Read More...

Newly Passed Bill Supports Building Codes

Newly Passed Bill Supports Building Codes

The newly passed Highway Construction and National Flood Insurance Reform Bill (HR 4348) bill orders a study on the impact of codes on flood plain...Read More...

Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes

Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes

Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti's devastating...Read More...

Building Codes Council Votes To Up Efficiency By 30%

Building Codes Council Votes To Up Efficiency By 30%

Building officials from across the nation voted to support gains in the energy efficiency of building energy codes at the Final Action Hearings for the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code...Read More...

One Month In: New Building Codes In The Big Apple

One Month In: New Building Codes In The Big Apple

For the construction industry, it has been one month since officials said goodbye to the old New York codes. The 2008 New York City Codes went into effect across all five boroughs on July 1,...Read More...

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the...Read More...

I-Codes And Obama's Better Buildings Initiative

I-Codes And Obama's Better Buildings Initiative

ICC expects its codes will play a major role in any push for greater energy efficiency, including meeting the goals of the newly unveiled “Better Buildings Initiative” introduced last week by President Barack...Read More...

ASHRAE Prompts States To Meet Current Building Energy Codes

ASHRAE Prompts States To Meet Current Building Energy Codes

As of June 2010, the building codes of 14 states and four territories do not meet the requirements in 90.1-2007. A total of $5 million from the DOE is available to be awarded for up to 20...Read More...

Standardized Building and Engineering Codes Due in 2010

Standardized Building and Engineering Codes Due in 2010

BSI British Standards has published a companion guide to the the new pan-European set of standards for designing and building civil engineering...Read More...