Posts Tagged ‘Building-Codes’

NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,...Read More...

Charles Carpenter

FM Frequency: Historic Sites – Challenges, Opportunities

Whoever said some things only get better with age probably was not a facility...Read More...

I Codes

New I-Codes Emphasize Fire Service Access, Storm Shelters, And Accessibility

The 2015 International Codes support resiliency, safety, innovation, and affordability in the built...Read More...

Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Week Three: “Surround Your Building With Safety”

Theme for Building Safety Month Week Three urges code officials to "Surround Your Buildings with Safety” by taking special precautions to ensure outdoor areas are...Read More...

Green Buildings

New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle

Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during...Read More...

FM Alert

IFMA Credential Now Aligned With Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act Requirements

IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management...Read More...

Fire stopping

“Code Officials: Keeping Fire in its Place” Is Theme For Building Safety Month Week 1

Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving...Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management...Read More...

new service spotlight

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tremcode from Tremco Roofing

This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing...Read More...

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related...Read More...