Posts Tagged ‘ ICC code hearings ’

AAMA Discusses Code Proposals Advancing to Public Comment

Jun 3rd, 2019

During the¬†recent International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings, held April 28 through May 8 in Albuquerque, N.M.,¬†officials from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) say they worked with other industry groups and interested individuals to advance actions on behalf of association members and the door and window industries. In follow up, the association has […]

ICC Hearings Yield Few Fenestration Changes

Apr 24th, 2018

The International Code Council (ICC) held its annual Committee Action Hearings for the Group A codes last week in Columbus, OH, and there were no significant changes enacted to existing fenestration standards. And while this year’s event was quiet, one codes expert who was in attendance told DWM that won’t be the case next year. […]

ICC Clarifies Residential and Commercial Designations

Apr 26th, 2016

Much of the work taking place during the International Code Council (ICC) 2016 Committee Action Hearings is making important language clarifications in the codes to avoid confusion. One approved two-part change to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), CE157, was heard by both the residential and commercial committees. It addressed the definitions of commercial buildings […]

Window Replacement Proposals Approved During Code Hearings

May 4th, 2012

The International Code Council (ICC) reviewed two proposed changes to the International Building Code (IBC) yesterday, and two of these deal with window replacements and were approved as submitted. One related to window opening control devices, while the other had to do with the size of the window opening. The first, G 225-12, proposed that […]

Energy Code Proposal G208-12 Disapproved by ICC

May 4th, 2012

The International Code Council (ICC) reviewed a proposal yesterday that would have added a section to the code to specify that Level 1 Alterations to existing buildings or structures be permitted without requiring the entire building or structure to comply with the energy requirements of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) or the International Residential […]