Posts Tagged ‘Codes’

McLaurin is a product manager specializing in healthcare, laboratory, and cleanroom solutions at Titus HVAC (www.titus-hvac.com) based in Dallas, TX. He is an ASHRAE certified Healthcare Facility Design Professional as well as former mentee of the Young Engineers in ASHRAE (YEA) Leadership U program.

The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms

As with traditional operating rooms, HVAC systems are crucial to the success of these emerging healthcare...Read More...

BOMI International To Release 2013 Edition Of Environmental Health And Safety Issues Course

The course takes the approach of building a comprehensive environmental health and safety (EHS) program from the bottom up. The focus is on enhancing EHS management skills to ensure effective implementation of the program. The management strategies emphasized, when applied, can minimize the risks and liability inherent in operating buildings and the equipment in...Read More...

ICC, NFPA Join to Advance Public Safety in the Built Environment

ICC, NFPA Join to Advance Public Safety in the Built Environment

The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical, and life safety...Read More...

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four areas where the industry and the nation need to focus their efforts in order to improve buildings and...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: NITEGLOW From Wooster Products

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: NITEGLOW From Wooster Products

These provide luminescent egress path markings, along with slip resistant...Read More...

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories...Read More...

Three Legislators Honored For Supporting Building Safety

Three Legislators Honored For Supporting Building Safety

The award winners are South Carolina Senator Phil P. Leventis, New Mexico Senator Bernadette M. Sanchez, and New Jersey Assemblyman John S....Read More...

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Institutional memory is an essential component in sustainable system...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Is Responsible For Code Violations?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Is Responsible For Code Violations?

Who is held accountable if a building or a leased space within a building is out of compliance with building...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...