Content related to ‘Building-Codes’

FM Alert: ICC Announces Theme for 2016 Building Safety Month

2016 Building Safety Month.

“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year’s Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.


Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

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Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?





Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Green building codes with dollars.

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.





National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

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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.