International Building Code

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


lighting protection system

IBC 2024 Adds New Code For Lighting Protection Systems

The Single Ply Roofing Industry (SPRI) helped build the new code language for securing lighting protection systems on commercial roofs.
Building Codes

Building Codes And The Right Roofing

Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
automatic doors

Automatic Doors Required at Public Building Entrances

The International Building Code (IBC) for 2021 mandates the inclusion of automatic doors for entrances to public buildings.
smoke curtain

SmokeShield Elevator Smoke Curtain

The SmokeShield Elevator acts as a barrier to prevent smoke and hot gases from entering the elevator hoistway.
FGIA

FGIA Design Guide for Sloped Glazing & Skylights

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has updated a guide outlining the considerations necessary for choosing proper glass for non-residential skylight and sloped glazing applications.
FM Alert

Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local level.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roof Leaks

Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this situation?

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

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Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
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