Those interested in working with industry peers to contribute to the development and maintenance of ICC National Certification exams are urged to apply for any of the Code Council’s various Exam Development Committee (EDC). The application deadline is October 31. There are openings beginning January 1, 2023, on the following Exam Development Committees (EDCs) topic […]
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The International Code Council and ASHRAE announced the joint development of a standard to assess carbon emissions across the entire building life cycle. Proposed ASHRAE/ICC Standard 240P – Evaluating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Carbon Emissions in Building Design, Construction and Operation, will provide a whole life carbon approach to support emissions reductions in buildings. The […]
United States Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui has issued a report recommending that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia find that the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Inc., and IAPMO Evaluation Service, LLC (IAPMO-ES) (collectively IAPMO) infringed the copyrights for 26 ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) evaluation reports and acceptance criteria. The […]
Career and technical education students from around the nation traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, to compete in the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). The conference was held this summer to showcase over 6,500 state contest-winning students as they competed in 107 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Competing students worked against the clock […]
Automatic doors offer convenience, but also have additional benefits. Kimberly Paarlberg, senior staff architect with the International Code Council, focuses on revisions to the automatic door opener requirements in the 2021 and 2024 International Building Code and the referenced accessibility standard, 2017 ICC A117.1 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities. Read more here.
Episode 47: Through a series of interviews with Code Council experts and U.S. fire service professionals, this quarter’s episode explores wildfires in the Wildland-Urban Interface, or in short, the WUI. When it comes to wildfire, do you know your risk? And how can we prepare our communities to become more fire-adapted? Just listen here. And […]
In the latest episode of ICC Region I Radio, Cindy Davis, deputy director of the Virginia Division of Building and Fire Regulations and president of the International Code Council Board of Directors, discusses her background, building relationships, ICC Global Initiatives, the many programs that the Code Council offers code professionals, and the code development process […]
Join the Code Council’s PMG and Government Relations Teams for “Preparing Our Buildings and Communities for Water Reuse in the 21st Century,” a hybrid live meeting and webinar Sunday, September 11. For those in Louisville, the live presentation and webinar will begin at 2 p.m. Eastern in Rooms 007/008 of the Kentucky International Convention Center. […]
Most of us can go to a faucet, water bottle filler or drinking fountain and get a sip of potable water. This is largely due to the fact that cross-connection control is an inherit plumbing design and installation component. Cross-connection control consists of various methods, assemblies and devices, that when installed and maintained properly, safeguard […]
A broad coalition of industry, environmental, governmental and code development organizations encourage early adoption by states and localities of the 2024 International Building Code, International Fire Code and International Mechanical Code, which now permit the use of A2L refrigerants. The recently approved code changes allow commercial and residential use of A2L refrigerants to replace high […]