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ANCR launches new committee to develop housing resilience benchmarks

The benchmarks provide U.S. communities guidelines to determine the resilience of their housing stock and cover quantity, affordability, emergency shelters and homeownership Washington, D.C. – The...

Take part in keeping communities safe with Building Safety Month

Join a wide variety of public and private organizations this May to create safer communities worldwide Washington, D.C. – This May, the International Code Council will...

ICC releases 2019 guideline for the safe use of repurposed shipping containers

The International Code Council (ICC) released its 2019 Guideline for the Safe Use of ISO Intermodal Shipping Containers Repurposed as Buildings and Building Components. The guideline provides an in-depth, technical overview for how to design, review and approve intermodal shipping containers as a building element

ICC calls for input on building code changes

The International Code Council (ICC) is hosting its 2019 Committee Action Hearings from April 28 to May 8, 2019, in Albuquerque, N.M. Hearing participants will address potential changes to the International Codes (I-Codes) based on proposals from the building safety community, including code officials, architects, builders, engineers, and fire and energy conservation professionals

ICC and CSA Group publish new binational Rainwater Harvesting Systems Standard

The International Code Council (ICC) and CSA Group published the CSA B805/ICC 805 Rainwater Harvesting System standard for use in the U.S. and Canada that addresses design, materials, installation, and operation of residential and commercial rainwater harvesting systems for potable and non-potable water uses.

Three new types of construction

Building code changes in the U.S. mark significant progress for the mass timber industry. By Hardy Wentzel Historically, the U.S. construction industry has been slower to...

ICC creates ad hoc committee on building safety and security

The International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors established an ad hoc committee to comprehensively explore and assess building safety and security.

ICC expands submission window for 2018 Group A I-Codes

The International Code Council (ICC) announced that the code change submission window has been expanded to Thursday, January 11, at midnight Pacific Time for the 2018 Group A International Codes (I-Codes).

Tiny houses approved and incorporated into the IRC

The International Code Council (ICC) reported that public comment RB168-16, the tiny house appendix, passed their final round of voting, receiving the required 2/3 majority vote. As a result, a tiny house specific appendix will be part of the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC).
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