Tag: International Code Council
Understanding The Four Phases Of Emergency Management
When it comes to emergency management, uniform guidelines help facilities and communities handle natural disasters safely and efficiently.
Remote Virtual Inspections For Facilities
With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
International Code Council Releases Three Wildfire Prevention Resources
Modern building codes and standards are the foundation of fire adapted communities, helping to reduce risk and increase community resilience from all hazards including wildfire.
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.
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.
Partnership Enables Remote Virtual Inspections
ICC Community Development Solutions and Inspected partner to make remote virtual inspections accessible to code officials, homeowners, and contractors across the county.
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.
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.
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 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.
American Concrete Institute Releases New Concrete Repair Guide
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.
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 Safety Month Week 2: Building Design Solutions For All Ages
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
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.
Building Safety, Innovation, Energy Efficiency Advanced In Gulf Countries
The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
FM Alert: Help Develop New Building Safety, Fire Prevention, And Energy Efficiency Codes
International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are scheduled for April 17-27 in Louisville, KY.
FM Alert: ICC Announces Theme for 2016 Building Safety Month
“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year's Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.
Building Safety Month Week One: Don’t Get Burned—Build To Code
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
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