Tag: International Code Council

Building Resilience

Resilient Buildings: Standing In The Face Of Disaster

Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
Building Accessibility

Automatic Door Requirements For Building Accessibility

The International Code Council explores how automatic door requirements improve building accessibility for Building Safety Month.
building safety

The 43rd Annual Building Safety Month Begins

The International Code Council’s 2023 campaign focuses on how building safety is personal, local, and global.
Water Conservation

A Critical Tool For Water Conservation

Facility executives play a key role in advancing on-site non-potable water reuse to help create a sustainable future.
Emergency Management

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 Inspections

Remote Virtual Inspections For Facilities

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

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.
building codes hurricanes

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.
Building Safety Month

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

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.
virtual inspections

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.
building codes

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.
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.
concrete repair

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.
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?
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.
Gulf Building Code

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.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.