ICC

Resource pages for "ICC"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Remote Inspections

Remote Virtual Inspections For Facilities

With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
outdoor seating

ICC Insight For Businesses With Outdoor Seating Spaces

Before setting up your tent or other enclosures, consider these four questions to ensure code compliance and life safety.
remote virtual inspections

ICC Publishes Guideline Document For Remote Virtual Inspections

The International Code Council document outlines guidance for RVIs, which are useful when buildings are inaccessible during a pandemic, but also for dangerous environments or other circumstances.
Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Kicks Off Today

Celebrating its 40th year, the 2020 campaign promotes “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World” and includes resources on important topics like disaster preparedness.
EV charging

IECC Committee Approves EV Charging Proposal

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.
modular building

ICC Approves Shipping Containers For Building Structures

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.
mass timber buildings

ICC Approves Changes For Tall Mass Timber Construction

The International Code Council released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.
code development

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.
NFPA codes

Online Tool Identifies NFPA Codes & Standards

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released CodeFinder, a new interactive online tool that identifies the NFPA codes and standards that are in effect in U.S. municipalities or counties, as well as in regions of Canada, South America, Latin America, and the Middle East.
elevator safety

Elevators And Code Compliance: A Short Story

The theme for 2018 Building Safety Month, taking place during the month of May, is "Building Codes Save Lives." And that includes building codes for elevator safety.
professional certification

ICC Launches New Cloud-based Testing System

PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.
solar energy

ICC, SEIA Partner To Produce 2018 Solar Energy Tool

The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
natural disasters

Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.
Building Design Solutions for All Ages

Building Safety Month Week 2: Building Design Solutions For All Ages

As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?

Communicating Building Safety Principles

In this Q&A, Facility Executive spoke with the safety, health, and environmental manager at Schneider Electric about communication as a key to success for building safety.
Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Week 1: Mentoring The Next Generation Of Building Professionals

International Code Council kicks off the first week of Building Safety Month by working towards its goal of preserving the building industry's shrinking workforce.
wastewater

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.
Building Safety Month

ICC Announces 37th Annual Building Safety Month Theme

The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
Energy Conservation Code

One More Vote Needed For Outcome-Based Pathway

The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.
Standard Bearers Awards for Excellence in Energy Code Compliance

Excellence in Energy Efficiency Recognized

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the City of Chula Vista, CA, and an Illinois industry expert are honored for their energy code compliance efforts.

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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