Posts Tagged ‘Codes’

Free ICC Building and Fire Codes, Books and Standards

January 3rd, 2015 Comments off

The International Code Council is offering free access to their I-Codes, books and Standards. Previously these documents were only available in internet (html) format. Now the International Code Council has expanded this great service of offering free access to their resources by making many of these documents available in downloadable PDF versions, that are fully searchable and have only a few limitations, such that there is no print capability. Read more…

Free Online Access To NFPA Codes and Standards

June 29th, 2011 Comments off

NFPAThe National Fire Protection Association is providing free online access to various NFPA codes and standards. The service, which is available to NFPA members and non-members, allows both PC and Mac users to access these documents electronically. Read more…

ICC Goes International in Abu Dhabi

August 17th, 2010 Comments off

ICC Global Abu DhabiICC is expanding the reach of its codes into Abu Dhabi. The new building code regulations are to be launched at the beginning of the year 2011. In order to facilitate a successful introduction and to speed up the adoption process, experts from the International Code Council (ICC) set up workshops in August of this year in Abu Dhabi to review and teach ICC fire and building codes with local construction industries and stakeholders. Read more…

Free ICC Building and Fire Codes Online

June 4th, 2010 Comments off

The International Code Council is offering free online access to some of their I-codes. These free eCodes have limitations such that there are no search or print capabilities, though all the sections of the codes are available. For specific jurisdictions multiple editions of codes are presented. Read more…

Solar Power and Its Impact on Fire Protection

May 21st, 2010 Comments off

The National Association of State Fire Marshalls has formed an initiative to bridge the safety gap between conventional fire prevention practices, building codes, and fire suppression techniques including the use of renewable energy sources, such as solar power. They have released a report titled Fire Fighter Safety and Emergency Response for Solar Power Systems and which is available from their website. Read more…

Fire Protection Regulations for Real Estate Brokers

February 17th, 2010 Comments off

Commercial Real Estate RegulationsK&A High-piled storage presentation geared towards commercial real estate brokers. Presenting general commodity classification and requirements in the California Fire Code pertaining to high-piled storage, rack storage, and warehousing. Presenting, based on experience, practical solutions to issues real estate agents face in advertisement and leasing off commercial shell buildings and warehouse buildings. see section Upcoming Seminars

How to View Free NFPA Codes and Standards

August 31st, 2009 Comments off

NFPATutorial on how to access for free NFPA codes and Standards, a great resource provided by the National Fire Protection Association for all the NFPA codes or standards.

Update: see our more recent article Free Online Access To NFPA Codes And Standards

Flammable & Combustible Liquids, Containers & Portable Tanks

June 1st, 2009 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates is presenting a seminar on “Flammable & Combustible Liquids, Containers & Portable Tanks”. Methods of storage, protection, and safety precautions are reviewed as they relate to Chapter 34 of the California Fire Code and the International Fire Code. Read more…

K&A Seminar on NFPA 13 – Storage of Ordinary Combustibles

March 1st, 2009 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates is presenting a seminar on “Sprinkler Protection for Storage of Ordinary Combustibles NFPA 13.”  This seminar encompasses basic knowledge, such as definitions of rack and palletized storage, to more complex topics, such as understanding the in-rack criteria for extra high rack storage.  Read more…

International Code Council Conference in Rochester, NY

June 2nd, 2007 Comments off

Klausbruckner & Associates attended the biannual International Code council conference in Rochester, NY, USA. Since the changes in the political climate in Sacramento in recent years, California has become very active in the International Fire and Building Codes. Nowhere has this change been more marked than in the number of contingents present from California at the International Code Council Code Development hearings in May 2007 in Rochester, New York. Read more…