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More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
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.
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.
Green buildings can be healthier, reducing mold, mildew, and other allergens that contribute to asthma and other significant health issues.
Adoption and application of codes and standards are essential preventive measures that are key to outdoor safety.
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.
IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.
The “typical” code professional is older, works at the local level as a jurisdiction employee, and has 20 to 30 years of experience.
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.
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
Proclamation recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings secure and help maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local level.
HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code compliant.
Title 24 codes lead the way to building a safe, sustainable and resilient California.
The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical devices.
The coalition will advance public safety in the built environment by advocating states and municipal jurisdictions adopt current building, fire prevention, sustainable, electrical, and life safety codes.
In addition to saving lives and reducing property loss, statewide building codes based on recognized standards can protect the environment from waste caused by rebuilding after a disaster.
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