Tag: International Residential Code

ICC-ES Issues ESR-4074 to Tesla, Inc. for Tesla Solar Roof System

Brea, Calif. – ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the International Code Council of companies and the experts in building product evaluation and certification, issued ESR-4074 to Tesla,...

AWC announces top 2018 webinars and e-courses

The most popular live and self-study webinars from the American Wood Council (AWC) in 2018 detailed the significant changes related to wood construction in the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC).

Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces System for Building Wide Portal Openings with Narrow Wall Widths

Simpson Strong-Tie launched the Strong-Wall site-built portal frame system (PFS) to provide designers, engineers, and builders in prescriptive markets with an easy way to meet code-defined wood wall-bracing requirements when building narrow wall widths.

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).

Clearing the confusion on ‘plain concrete’

This month, Structural Engineer launches a new column, The builder's engineer" by Tim Garrison, an award-winning author, public speaker, and professional engineer. The column...
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