Posts Tagged ‘ Jeff Inks ’

IECC Slated for More Input by Government Officials

Mar 8th, 2021

The International Code Council (ICC) released a new framework last week, changing the means by which it updates the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from government consensus to an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved standards process. Adopted by ICC’s board and couched as a means for helping governments and building industry stakeholders to meet […]

Language for WOCDs and Flashing Approved During Code Hearings

Oct 29th, 2019

International Code Council (ICC) Public Comment Hearings continue in Las Vegas and among proposals approved impacting windows are one in regards to height of window opening control devices (WOCD) and the other to flashing. RB 90-19 to the International Residential Code (IRC) was approved as submitted. The change was regarding WOCD’s as it relates to […]

ICC Makes Change that Protects Stringency of Energy Star Brand

Oct 28th, 2019

International Code Council (ICC) public comment hearings continue in Las Vegas, and several proposals were tackled over the past few days that affect window, door and glass professionals. RE 35-19 was modified per public comment 1 from Thomas Culp representing the Glazing Industry Code Committee. The modification was introduced by Jeff Inks representing the Window […]

Code Hearings Show Promising Signs for Alignment

May 16th, 2019

The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings took place last week in Albuquerque, N.M., ending on what officials for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) describe as a “year of alignment.” The event drew a number of collaborations over fenestration-related proposals, including between representatives for WDMA and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). WDMA and […]

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 […]

Keep Up With the Latest Green Building Standards

Mar 15th, 2012

There certainly is a lot for the industry to keep up with when it comes to green building issues. The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) briefed its members on various environmental issues of importance during its annual legislative meeting held last week in Washington, D.C. According to Jeff Inks, vice president of codes and […]