The 43rd Annual Building Safety Month Begins
The International Code Council’s 2023 campaign focuses on how building safety is personal, local, and global.
ADA Compliance Questions And Answers
Facility executives can reference these common ADA questions to ensure their buildings are compliant.
Choosing The Right HVAC Contractors
Facilities managers need providers that have the experience and knowledge to provide heating and cooling solutions.
Budgeting For Building Enclosure Upgrades
Facility managers have to carefully prioritize which repairs to focus on first.
Life Safety Systems: Inspection, Testing, And Maintenance Save Lives
Periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance of life safety systems is key to keeping systems up-to-date and ensuring the protection of occupants, property, and reputation.
Maintaining A Resilient Building
Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
DOE Program Aims To Lower Utility Bills Via Efficient Building Codes
U.S. Department of Energy will provide $225 million for states, local governments to expand implementation of the latest building energy codes and support development of energy efficient buildings.
Building Codes And The Right Roofing
Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
Facility Executive: February 2022 Issue
The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.
Remote Virtual Inspections For Facilities
With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
Are Our Buildings Still Up To Code?
The Miami building collapse is another devastating wake-up call for all industry stakeholders.
Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report
The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes
Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
Virtual Building Safety Month Celebration Begins
The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Museum Building Design & Construction
Design and construction processes for better museum building and experiences
Building Safety Month 2021: Prevent, Prepare, Protect.
Building Safety Month 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.
FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060
As the frequency and severity of natural hazards continue to increase year-over-year, a new FEMA study reaffirms that building codes continue to be the best first line of defense.
BSSC Updates Earthquake Design Provisions For FEMA
The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.
Energy Bill Includes Significant Measures To Improve Efficiency
The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
ASSA ABLOY Interactive Egress Calculator
The ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator is an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes.