Entries by Travis Dawley

ICC-ES Broadcast Report: Light gauge metal framing system for a cleaner, faster and stronger build 

The ICC-ES Broadcast Report is an exclusive service to inform ICC Members about new or revised product evaluation reports or listings. Storage Structures is a dedicated nationwide team of experts who design, procure, and install metal building components for single, bi-level, and multi-story buildings for self-storage and residential applications. As the exclusive provider of the […]

BUILDING SAFETY MONTH 2022

The special 2022 Building Safety Month website is alive and full of ideas and resources to make your community’s Building Safety Month activities successful and memorable. To support this year’s theme “Safety for All: Building Codes in Action,” nations, municipalities, cities, and territories around the world are encouraged to submit a proclamation on Building Safety […]

International Code Council issues call for new members of the Professional Development Council

The International Code Council is issuing a call for new members of the Professional Development Council (PDC). If you are interested in having a say in the governance of the Code Council Certification exams and/or Education programs, the application closing date is April 29. If you have additional questions about the duties and responsibilities of […]

Code Council joins offsite construction industry at the 2022 World of Modular Annual Convention

The Code Council will join modular construction professionals from around the world at this year’s 39th annual World of Modular Convention and Tradeshow hosted by the Modular Building Institute (MBI) on April 25-28. The World of Modular Convention will be at San Antonio, Texas, to provide opportunities to network and attend educational presentations on the […]

FY2022 Omnibus Appropriations Act provisions advance building safety, resilience and sustainability

The Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act, bipartisan legislation to fund the U.S. federal government through September 30, 2022, includes several measures that the Code Council championed to support building safety professionals, including: The Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2022. The Act provides grants to state, tribal and territorial […]

FEMA is helping state and local jurisdictions understand the savings achieved by using current codes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working with state and local governments to capture significant benefits provided by up-to-date codes. In a recent study of the losses avoided by the adoption of codes, FEMA found that currently 65 percent of counties, cities and towns across the U.S. have not adopted modern hazard-resistant building codes; […]

Virtual meeting scheduled for 2-5 p.m. Central April 13 to discuss development of ICC 1300 standard

A virtual meeting of the Code Council’s Residential Seismic Assessment and Retrofit Standard Consensus Committee (IS-RSARC) will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, April 13, to discuss the development of the ICC 1300 standard. As an American National Standards Institute accredited standards developing organization, the Code Council is undertaking a project […]