Tag: International Code Council

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.

Code Council and ICC-ES partner with design and construction professionals to support safe buildings

During the sixth annual Design and Construction Week in Las Vegas, the International Code Council (ICC) and the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) established new industry partnerships, fortified existing relationships, and joined design and construction professionals from around the world.

ICC enters U.S. Trade and Investment Strategic Partnership

The International Code Council (ICC) entered into a formal strategic partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration to raise awareness of international standards in construction that are required across the globe.

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...

Code Council applauds advancement of public schools infrastructure bill

The U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor passed the Rebuild America’s Schools Act (RASA) of 2019 (H.R. 865). This legislation creates a $70 billion grant program and $30 billion tax credit bond program targeted to help address significant health and safety challenges in public schools.

First-of-its-kind resilience benchmarks for U.S. communities released

The International Code Council and the Alliance for National and Community Resilience released their community resilience benchmarks on buildings, providing communities with a mechanism to evaluate their current state of resilience.

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