Tag Archives: ICC

New Guidelines Can Help Communities With Resiliency Measures

February 1, 2019

TMS Sustainablity E-NewsJanuary 31, 2019 The International Code Council and the Alliance for National and Community Resilience have developed the first resiliency guidelines, which local communities can use to improve buildings codes. "These benchmarks provide a standard for local and state governments to follow ensuring they are well prepared for the next disaster," ANCR Executive…
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REScheck Software Updated for the 2018 IECC

December 4, 2018

TMS Sustainability eNews November 30, 2018 Support for the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is now available in REScheck. The 2018 IECC is published by the International Code Council (ICC) and represents the latest edition of the national model residential energy code for residential buildings. REScheck is a free software program available from the…
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Poll: Tall wood is a threat to public safety

September 14, 2018

NCMA eNews September 13, 2018 Three in four Americans say proposals to allow taller buildings to be constructed with wood raise serious concerns for public safety, according to a new national public opinion poll conducted by the Portland Cement Association. When asked about proposals to change the nation's model building code to allow wood construction…
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Take Action – Keep the Public Safe From Tall Wood Buildings

July 10, 2018

From NCMA July 6, 2018 The International Code Council soon will vote on proposed code changes that among other things would allow tall wood buildings to be built up to 18 stories, despite a lack of rigorous scientific or in-the-field fire and structural testing. NOW IS THE TIME TO TAKE ACTION by urging the ICC…
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