Posts Tagged ‘Building-Codes’

ICC Board Member Robert Drexler (right) testifies before the Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health on the Safe Housing for Homeless Veterans Act.

ICC Testifies In Support Of Safe Housing For Homeless Veterans

HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code... [...]

Demand Rises For Sustainable And Safe Structures

Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green... [...]

Storm Shelters, Safe Rooms Save Lives When Tornados, Hurricanes Strike

Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind... [...]

Week Two: Building Safety Month 2013

Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and... [...]

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Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

Presented by TFM and NEMA's enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be... [...]

NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards

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,... [...]

What Is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks To Define, Educate

While the importance of building energy performance metrics to reduce energy use is accepted worldwide, there is no single generally accepted definition of that metric. Consequently, ASHRAE is working to define one clear, logical metric to move the building industry toward producing net zero energy buildings by... [...]

Newly Passed Bill Supports Building Codes

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... [...]

Improved Efficiency Standards For CA In 2014

California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential... [...]

Counting Down: May Is Building Safety Month

The four weeks of the campaign provide common sense consumer tips for Energy & Green Building, Disaster Safety & Mitigation, Fire Safety & Awareness, and Backyard Safety.... [...]