Mark Johnson, executive vice president and director of business development for the International Code Council, was recently named vice president of the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Board of Directors. RESNET is a recognized national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States. Johnson joins newly elected board President John Hensley, […]
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced a final rule allowing operators to fly small drones, also called unmanned aircraft systems, over people under certain circumstances. It expands the circumstances under which drones can operate without a waiver or exemption. This new rule could lead the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to push for […]
Episode 36 of the ICC Pulse Podcast spotlights Code Council Assessment Center Program Manager / Test Developer Doug Hatch talking with Special Inspector and Senior Project Manager Kenneth Morong about special inspectors and the benefits of special inspections. They also touch on the benefits of a Code Council certification and Kenneth’s experience serving on the Exam Development Committee for […]
The International Code Council has begun its 2024 code development process and confirmed its Committee Action Hearings will take place April 11-May 5, 2021. Notifications for ICC Code Committee appointments were sent November 25. Committee rosters online are undergoing updates at this time. Submissions for code change proposals are currently open through January 11, 2021. […]
Last month, the Code Council sent a ballot to validated voting members to vote on reincorporating in Delaware. Members overwhelmingly voted in favor of the proposal with 92 percent approving the measure. With this clear mandate from members, the board has authorized the CEO to now take the steps to finalize the change by following […]
FEMA just released its landmark study, “Building Codes Save: A National Study,” an in-depth look at the quantified benefits—avoided losses to buildings and building contents—from adopting the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC). As the frequency of natural hazards continue to increase, this study reaffirms that building codes continue to be […]
New sites are new available on adoptions as well as on compliance involving the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The adoption page includes a map that provides new data from DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Lab on the benefits for average new homes if a state enforces the 2018 IECC. The most relevant number for most […]
The International Code Council recently helped develop and publish the International Fire Safety Standard (IFSS). This guideline outlines common principles and best practices designed to save lives by reducing risk and preventing devastating fires. The International Fire Safety Standard is an industry-led global response to addressing differing or, in some cases, non-existent requirements in countries […]
With the December 30 expiration date looming, code officials and their jurisdictions may find the webinar Use it or Lose it: Federal CARES Act Funding for ICC Digital Codes Premium helpful. Learn about ICC Digital Codes Premium Complete and how code officials and their jurisdictions can secure federal CARES Act funding to support their departments. […]