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The White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.
Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?
ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building codes.
Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local level.
This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8, 2013.
The newly passed Highway Construction and National Flood Insurance Reform Bill (HR 4348) bill orders a study on the impact of codes on flood plain management.
Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
Building officials from across the nation voted to support gains in the energy efficiency of building energy codes at the Final Action Hearings for the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
For the construction industry, it has been one month since officials said goodbye to the old New York codes. The 2008 New York City Codes went into effect across all five boroughs on July 1, 2008.
In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the equation.