Posts Tagged ‘ IBC ’

Two Residential Codes Approved During Action Hearings

Apr 19th, 2016

Code officials are meeting this week in Louisville, Ky., to discuss the 2016 building codes. A few industry-related proposals have already been approved. First, a change to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) (RE8-16) adds the following definition to R202 (IRC N1101.6) involving opaque doors: “A door that is not less than 50 percent opaque in surface […]

New Fire-Rated Glazing Identification Codes Approved by ICC

Nov 13th, 2012

The Glazing Industry Code Committee’s (GICC) code change proposal (FS84-12) to mandate fire-rated glazing assemblies to be marked in accordance with 716.3, 716.5, and 716.6 identifications was recently passed by the International Code Council (ICC). The proposal affects both non-residential and residential construction covered by the International Building Code, applications that are four or more […]