Resource pages for "Building-Codes"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.
With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
The Miami building collapse is another devastating wake-up call for all industry stakeholders.
The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Design and construction processes for better museum building and experiences
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
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.
[FREE EBOOK] Read the basics of building inspections and why they’re a necessary part of running a successful business. Inside, you’ll find the action items and tools you’ll need to ensure a constant state of compliance.
A first of its kind report from ASE, ACEEE, and BSCE states energy efficiency actions have delivered results, while warning of stalled progress.
For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.
ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.
The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.
The addition to Chapter 31 of the International Building Code (IBC) will spell out what code officials should look for in container construction to confirm structural safety.
Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.