Posts Tagged ‘ ICC ’

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 […]

Code Council Enters U.S. Trade and Investment Strategic Partnership

Mar 4th, 2019

The International Code Council (ICC) 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. With the shared goals of promoting the use of U.S. building codes and standards and ensuring worldwide public safety in […]

FenestrationMasters Coursework Now Accepted by AIA, ICC

Jun 2nd, 2016

Both the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the International Code Council (ICC) now accept FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as continuing education credits. The AIA accepts the FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as 11 and 13.5 Learning Units (LUs)/Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) hours, respectively. This means that completion of the courses allows professionals to fulfill […]

Code Changes Address Energy Conservation, Residential Construction

Apr 25th, 2016

The International Code Council (ICC) 2016 Committee Action Hearings continued over the weekend, with some changes being made to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and the International Residential Code (IRC). Of the IECC, for the codes CE72-16, which involved U, C, and F-factors of building envelopes, proponents lobbied for a change due to fix […]

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 […]

Industry-Related Code Proposals See Mixed Results at ICC Hearings

Oct 6th, 2014

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Group C Public Comment Hearings wrapped up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this past weekend. The hearings, which ran from Wednesday to Saturday, saw the approval and disapproval of a few industry-related code proposals. Code proposal GEW66-14 passed as submitted. GEW66-14 altered section 605.1.1 “Insulation and fenestration criteria” by increasing thermal […]

ASHRAE Joins NAHB and ICC to Develop New National Green Building Standard

Mar 27th, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), building science society ASHRAE and the International Code Council (ICC), developers of the ICC Family of Codes for the built environment, today agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard. This is the third edition of the standard and the first […]

Keep Up with Industry Standards and Revisions

Oct 25th, 2013

It is difficult for door and window companies to keep up with all the latest code changes, so DWM makes it a little easier with a look at some revisions to recent standards including the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and the International Code Council (ICC), as well as some new standards developed by […]

Specification for Sunrooms Adopted into the 2015 IRC

Oct 21st, 2013

At its Public Comment Hearings in Atlantic City, N.J., the International Code Council (ICC) voted to adopt the AAMA/NPEA/NSA 2100-12, Specification for Sunrooms, into the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC). Representatives from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the National Sunroom Association (NSA), as well as a number of other supporters, were on hand at the […]

Dominic Sims Named International Code Council CEO

Aug 13th, 2013

The International Code Council Board of Directors announced that Dominic Sims, Chief Building Official, has been appointed to the position of CEO. Sims previously held positions as interim CEO and chief operating officer. “Dominic’s strong business acumen and commitment to accountability are complemented by a unique combination of ICC knowledge and experience, and a sincere […]