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AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.
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.
Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are scheduled for April 17-27 in Louisville, KY.
“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year's Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.
Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?
Actions ensure that businesses and communities are disaster resilient.
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building codes.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
Advances in building envelope technology are helping to drive the market, according to Navigant Research Report.
The “typical” code professional is older, works at the local level as a jurisdiction employee, and has 20 to 30 years of experience.
Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22, 1974.
Whoever said some things only get better with age probably was not a facility manager.
The 2015 International Codes support resiliency, safety, innovation, and affordability in the built environment.
Theme for Building Safety Month Week Three urges code officials to "Surround Your Buildings with Safety” by taking special precautions to ensure outdoor areas are safe.
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management (FM)."
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
This app provides up-to-the-minute information on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), facilitating material selection for roofing projects.
Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.
The following article by Jared Blum serves as a more extensive counterpoint to a piece posted on FacilityBlog on September 26, 2013.
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