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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.
The four weeks of the campaign provide common sense consumer tips for Energy & Green Building, Disaster Safety & Mitigation, Fire Safety & Awareness, and Backyard Safety.
The director and building official for Clark County (NV) has also been recognized by U.S. Congress for contributions to building safety.
Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.
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.
Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories high.
The award winners are South Carolina Senator Phil P. Leventis, New Mexico Senator Bernadette M. Sanchez, and New Jersey Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski.
ICC expects its codes will play a major role in any push for greater energy efficiency, including meeting the goals of the newly unveiled “Better Buildings Initiative” introduced last week by President Barack Obama.
ASIS will develop two American National Standards to support the recently signed International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers.
Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake.