Code Council members should consider two upcoming calls for committee members. The committees will develop two new ANSI/ICC standards that, once published, will be groundbreaking for the industry: The Sizing Water Distribution, Drainage and Venting Standard Consensus Committee (IS- SWDDV) will be responsible for developing ICC 815-202X (Standard for Sizing Water Distribution, Sanitary Drainage and […]
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An addition to Section P2905.3 (Length of Hot Water Piping to Fixtures) of the 2021 International Residential Code states that the code now limits the length of hot water piping serving fixtures. The new section limits the hot water supply line length to 100 feet measured from the source of hot water to the fixtures […]
ICC-ES PMG, the premier product certification program for Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas (PMG) products, is now accredited by the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) to certify plumbing and drainage products in accordance with the WaterMark scheme, for use under the Plumbing Code of Australia. The WaterMark Certification Scheme, managed and […]
Lindapter Girder Clamps and Hollo-Bolts are the world’s first structural steel connection systems to obtain an ICC-ES report for evaluation to the International Building Code® (IBC) for use with all Seismic Design Categories. Whether you are designing steel connections for structures in high wind or high seismic areas, for buildings classified as Occupancy Category IV, […]
There is a tremendous work opportunity for qualified candidates seeking a job in the building industry, including code officials. Professions within the building safety field vary widely in their specialties, and the industry offers many well-paying career options for today’s workforce: Building inspectors inspect structures to determine compliance with the various building codes and standards adopted […]
The Sustainability Membership Council (SMC) is famous for its series of Building Safety Month videos at its Facebook account. If you access Facebook, check out this first video on the Austin Energy Green Building program, produced by the SMC.
Jurisdictions and organizations are signing and issuing their proclamations declaring May 2022 as Building Safety Month. Among them is the United States President’s Administration who has once again issued a proclamation in support of raising awareness of building safety: “This year’s National Building Safety Month theme — “Safety for All: Codes in Action” — is […]
If you are an ICC Governmental Member Voting Representative, don’t miss your chance to apply for a Code of Honor Scholarship to support your attendance at the Code Council’s Public Comment Hearings being held Sept. 14–21, 2022, in Louisville, Kentucky. The scholarships help ensure that the International Codes reflect the consensus view of officials at […]
ICC’s 2021 Annual Report was recently issued and highlights the Code Council’s renewed sense of resiliency to provide resources and support to members/customers serving their communities around the world. “The International Code Council entered 2021 with a renewed sense of resilience. While the year delivered its share of challenges, the things we faced this year […]
The Government Relations staff is working to inform building safety professionals who are not yet members of several important membership benefits and to make sure that current ICC members are taking full advantage of the benefits membership affords. Benefits include: A FREE Digital Codes Premium subscription (based on member category). 10-25% off code content, specialized […]