Posts Tagged ‘Codes’

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

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...

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...

Rhode Island First State To Adopt Green Construction Code

The IGCC applies to new and existing, traditional and high-performance commercial buildings in the Ocean State. It includes ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1 as a jurisdictional compliance... ...Read More...

Free Download of Energy Code Available

Free digital copies (registration required) of the International Council’s 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are now... ...Read More...

20 Years: Americans with Disabilities Act Reaches Milestone

The world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities came into law on July 26, 1990 and will be recognized on U.S. World Standards Day with the theme “Standards for... ...Read More...