Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ICC articles below.
Before setting up your tent or other enclosures, consider these four questions to ensure code compliance and life safety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
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.
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
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.
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.
The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are scheduled for April 17-27 in Louisville, KY.
“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year's Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.
Green buildings can be healthier, reducing mold, mildew, and other allergens that contribute to asthma and other significant health issues.
Adoption and application of codes and standards are essential preventive measures that are key to outdoor safety.
Actions ensure that businesses and communities are disaster resilient.
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
ICC and ASTM International partner to support development of regional sustainable building codes.
IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.
The “typical” code professional is older, works at the local level as a jurisdiction employee, and has 20 to 30 years of experience.
The 2015 International Codes support resiliency, safety, innovation, and affordability in the built environment.
Theme for Building Safety Month Week Three urges code officials to "Surround Your Buildings with Safety” by taking special precautions to ensure outdoor areas are safe.
Officials explain how code compliance, working smoke, and carbon monoxide alarms are key to saving lives.
Proclamation recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings secure and help maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local level.
HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code compliant.
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