REGISTER NOW: Free webinar on performance-based structural fire design is scheduled for May 10

The International Code Council will join the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the Charles Pankow Foundation on Tuesday, May 10, to host a free webinar on expanding the implementation and adoption of performance-based structural fire design. This webinar will provide an overview for individuals who are involved with the design, construction or regulatory approvals of buildings. Read more here.

A series of live events is scheduled to help members learn about Digital Codes Premium Complete

A series of live webinar events are scheduled to help ICC members learn more about ICC Digital Codes Premium Complete and how to search codes faster, collaborate seamlessly, share access, organize notes and never miss a code update. Registration links are available here for the following dates:

Dates are also set for July and August. Since 2020, ICC has tripled the amount of content to over 600 titles and continually growing across codes, standards, supplementary materials and more. The Code Council will continue to enhance the features and functionality and add new content

ICC Community Development Solutions presented the Laserfiche President’s Award for record sales

ICC Community Development Solutions (ICC CDS) was presented with the prestigious President’s Award at the annual 2022 Laserfiche Winners’ Circle meeting on February 26, 2022, in Carlsbad, California. ICC CDS was recognized as the channel partner who achieved the highest total net new revenue from midsize private or public sector organizations with 500 or more employees. Read more here.

New standard could address hot water storage tanks used in solar thermal water heating systems

The International Code Council (ICC) has initiated a project to develop a new standard addressing hot water storage tanks used in solar thermal water heating systems. The new standard, to be designated ICC 903/SRCC 500, is to be developed through ICC’s ANSI-approved standard development process. To date, the ICC Solar Thermal Standard Consensus Committee has met virtually in January, February and March. As according to ICC’s standard development process, all meetings are open to the public. A formal meeting notification, along with login information can be found online here. The committee is

currently working to refine the scope and content of the new standard. Various task groups will likely be established in the near future to prepare the text for the draft document. Read more here.

New clearinghouse website provides insights on training and resources for clean energy technologies

Code officials play a pivotal role in the adoption and reliability of emerging clean energy technologies and the resilience and safety in communities. That’s why the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, the International Code Council and a team of partners have developed a new clearinghouse website with the most current training and resources related to clean energy technologies. Read more here.

Women in Building Safety: Career path experiences shared among women in Episode 45

In Episode 45, Cecilia Muela, Building Official and Assistant Director with 4LEAF, Inc., and Code Council Instructor, talks with Rachel Patterson, Code Enforcement Officer with the Town of Erie, Colorado; Aleris Dunn, Chief Building Official with the City of Rohnert Park, California; Hilda Martinez, Code Enforcement Investigator with the City of Brownsville, Texas; and Lucero Aréchiga, Senior Public Information Officer for the City of Austin, Texas about their experiences in entering the building safety profession and ways to access resources and opportunities to encourage career growth in the field.

ICC Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas updates

Week 4 of 2022 Building Safety Month puts the focus on systems built to protect water quality  Clean water is the world’s most precious commodity. According to World Health Organization estimates as of June 2019, 785 million people lacked even a basic drinking-water service, including 144

million people who are dependent on surface water. Building, plumbing and green codes help guard our potable water for future generations through proper construction, conservation and safe disposal. Code officials are vigilant protectors of our water supply. Because of their dedicated service, you can turn on the tap in your home and draw sufficient, clean water. It is important to understand where your water comes from and what’s being done to protect the water you use every day. Read more here.

New PMG collection offers Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Swimming Pool & Spa codes, standards

The new ICC Digital Codes Premium PMG Collection offers a range of the latest Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Swimming Pool & Spa, (PMG) codes and reference standards. It also includes related support materials such as commentaries, user guides, study companions, significant code changes and revision history. Exclusive subscription features include:

  • Classify notes, files and videos into relevant code sections
  • Share your access and content simultaneously
  • View past committee code interpretations
  • View full change history and public comments
  • View real time code change proposals

Code Council offers online subscription to its robust catalog of ICC Online Learning at special rate

The new Online Learning subscription plan being offered by the International Code Council includes:

  • 24/7 access to a special selection of over 150 Online Courses – including NEW courses.
  • Earning valuable Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to put toward your certification renewal. This is coming to you as a limited time offer of an annual subscription plan for $300 per ICC member and

$375 per non-member. Learn more about ICC membership and more about this offer, including FAQs.