Entries by Travis Dawley

January 31 is deadline to submit applications for education presentations at 2019 Annual Conference

The Code Council is seeking education presentations for its 2019 Annual Conference Education Sessions and the Building Safety & Design Expo in Las Vegas October 20-23. The first step to present at the Annual Conference is to submit applications by January 31. Step 2 is to submit education presentation materials by May 10. All presentation topics should focus on providing educational and technical information. Education sessions of the ABM should focus on basic or specialized provisions in the I-Codes, including but not limited to fire/life safety, plumbing and mechanical topics and leading-edge innovations in the building industry.

January 15 is the deadline to apply for the ICC Solar Thermal Standard Consensus Committee

The International Code Council is currently accepting applications for the ICC Solar Thermal Standard Consensus Committee. Once appointed, this committee will convene to revise two current ICC solar thermal standards; ICC 900/SRCC 300-2015 Solar Thermal Systems Standard and ICC 901/SRCC 100-2015 Solar Thermal Collector Standard. The committee will be appointed by the ICC Board of Directors.

ICC membership review and comments sought on Section R602.10.1.2 (2015 IRC) until January 25

ICC membership review and comments sought on Section R602.10.1.2 (2015 IRC) until January 25
A proposed committee interpretation to Section R602.10.1.2 (Offsets along a Braced Wall Line) of the 2015 International Residential Code is available for ICC membership review and comment until January 25. Technical Opinions on codes and standards are an exclusive benefit of ICC Membership. Committee Interpretations provide technical support and clarification of code text for adopting jurisdictions, design professionals, and members of the construction industry. Read more on the process here.

New Year’s Day means it’s time to update your ICC voting status to participate during 2019

Whether you attend the hearings or participate online via cdpACCESS, you help to ensure the next generation of I-Codes benefits our communities with safe, sustainable and resilient structures. In order to participate in the Online Assembly Floor Motion Vote that follows the Committee Action Hearings, all ICC Primary Member Representatives must validate their Governmental Member Voting Representatives online by March 29. Check your voting status online today! And to help you stay on top of developments and save time, sign up to receive text message updates about the progress of code change hearings during ICC’s 2019 Committee Action Hearings. Opt-in to receive text messages. Standard text messaging charges may apply. To unsubscribe, text STOP to 77453. For help, text HELP.

Deadline to submit change proposals to the 2021 Group B I-Codes is pushed back to January 14

Due to scheduling complications from the recent holidays, the deadline for the 2021 International Codes Group B code change proposals has been changed from Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, to Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific. You can submit changes and participate in discussions on changes by logging in to cdpACCESS. Hearings on Group B proposals are set for:

This year’s code hearings offer ICC members/non-members, code officials, architects, builders, engineers, fire and energy conservation professionals the opportunity to provide input on proposed code changes to the Group B international Codes. The 2021 Group B Codes include:

ICC Primary Representative Governmental Member Voting Representatives Validation Required.

All ICC Primary Representatives must validate their Governmental Member Voting Representatives by March 16th to participate in the online voting that follows the Committee Action Hearings on the 2021 I-Codes. The hearings will be held April 15-23 in Columbus, Ohio. Check your voting status here. The proposed changes for Group A were put online Feb. […]