During the recent International Code Council annual business meeting in St. Louis, American Wood Council South Central Region Director David P. Tyree, P.E., C.B.O., was presented with a lifetime honorary membership in recognition of his exceptional contributions to ICC.
These changes aim to improve the quality of code content by fostering a more in-depth vetting of code change proposals
May 7, 2023
The International Code Council is revising its rigorous code development process. The changes will take effect in 2024-2026 for the development of the 2027 International Codes and will move the development process to an integrated and continuous three-year cycle.
Week One highlights how building safety starts at home and impacts everyday lives
May 3, 2023
On May 1, the International Code Council kicked off the 43rd annual Building Safety Month. The campaign raises awareness about the importance of building codes and the role that building safety professionals play in keeping our communities safe.
Enables designers to confidently design a wall assembly with ArmorWall Systems since it has been evaluated by International Code Council Evaluation Services for fire endurance ratings
September 22, 2022
DuPont Performance Building Solutions announced today their DuPont ArmorWall Systems received two updated fire listings from the International Code Council – ICC-ESL-1302, applicable to ASTM E119, and ICC-ESL-1442, applicable to NFPA 285.
Industry leaders collaborate to promote remote virtual capabilities for energy code compliance and for energy and water efficiency performance
October 18, 2021
ICC and RESNET will continue their collaboration by developing a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) candidate standard on remote virtual inspections (RVI) for the energy and water use performance of buildings.
Every three years, the International Code Council (ICC) goes through the process of updating the building codes outlined in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The IECC is the model energy code in the U.S., and updates to the 2021 edition were just finalized by the ICC.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, is again joining other industry associations and organizations in supporting the International Code Council (ICC) 40th annual Building Safety Month in May.
Many communities are addressing the need for additional hospital beds and alternate care space by allowing the use of tents or temporary membrane structures. In some cases, communities are addressing the need for more beds by changing use and occupancy types for existing buildings. With these changes to our physical and built environment comes the need for code officials to rapidly institute enhanced health and safety measures in the field and in their office environments to protect themselves and those they work with.