Posts Tagged ‘Building-Codes’

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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...

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OP-ED: Flame Retardants Serve An Essential Role In Foam Insulation

The following article by Jared Blum serves as a more extensive counterpoint to a piece posted on FacilityBlog on September 26,... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Where Do Codes Come From?

On October 2, the final hearing, which this year will complete the development of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, the 2015 International Residential Code, and other 2015 codes, will begin in Atlantic City,... ...Read More...

The Steiner Tunnel test, showing the flame being applied to the ceiling, is an inadequate and inappropriate method for testing insulation safety. (Photo: Intertek Testing Services Inc.)

Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently... ...Read More...

ICC Board Member Robert Drexler (right) testifies before the Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health on the Safe Housing for Homeless Veterans Act.

ICC Testifies In Support Of Safe Housing For Homeless Veterans

HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code... ...Read More...

Demand Rises For Sustainable And Safe Structures

Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green... ...Read More...

Storm Shelters, Safe Rooms Save Lives When Tornados, Hurricanes Strike

Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind... ...Read More...

Week Two: Building Safety Month 2013

Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and... ...Read More...

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Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

Presented by TFM and NEMA's enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be... ...Read More...