Even with today’s advanced technology, contractors continue to recognize the value and proven performance of fiberglass insulation. By Trey McNamee, Marketing Leader – Residential Insulation Owens Corning
Every three years, in alignment with the building code cycle, the Gypsum Association issues new editions of the Association’s three code-referenced publications: GA-600 Fire Resistance and Sound Control Design Manual, GA-216 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products, and GA-253 Application of Gypsum Sheathing.
Simpson Strong-Tie has secured seismic code listing of its high-performance FRCM fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix and FRP fiber-reinforced polymer solutions for the reinforcement and strengthening of concrete and masonry structures.
Simpson Strong-Tie has secured code listing for its high-performance BTH brick tie, a first-of-its-kind, cost-effective solution for connecting stone and brick masonry veneers to light-frame construction across spans of two to three inches.
The International Code Council entered into a formal strategic partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA) to raise awareness of international standards in construction that are required across the globe.
Design and Construction Week brings together over 80,000 design and construction professionals for education and discussion.
February 14, 2019
The International Code Council and the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) are proud to join design and construction professionals at the 2019 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has updated its white paper, "Choosing Between Fire Retardant and Standard Core Metal Composite Material" and made it available as a free download on their website
This legislation supports the adoption and implementation of modern building codes and provides nearly $1.7 billion to aid communities suffering from disasters in 2018
October 4, 2018
The U.S. Congress passed the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA) and the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2018 as part a broader package of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration’s activities (H.R. 302).