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HUD recognizes the International Building Code and the ICC A117.1-2009 accessibility standard as Fair...

The final rule updates a codified regulation that provides technical standards for the design of covered multifamily dwellings to ensure accessibility for persons with...

Repeated Imaging Success in Schiphol

By Mary Jo Wagner In 2018, Schiphol Airport in The Netherlands recorded 499,444 commercial air flight movements, an average of about 1,350 take-offs and...

Strong Connections

By William Gould Building codes and referenced standards are constantly evolving.  A three-year or longer cycle for development of codes and standards may present challenges...

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...

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