International Code Council
Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. International Code Council articles below.
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.
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 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.
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.
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.
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.
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 ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
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.
Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving lives.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
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.
Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.
HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code compliant.
Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on saving lives during high-wind events.
The safety campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, model building codes; a strong and efficient system of code compliance; and a well-trained, professional workforce to provide public safety.