Posts Tagged ‘International Code Council’

Fire Codes for Energy Storage Systems

January 4th, 2017 Comments off

ESSIn recent years, there has been a marked increase in the deployment of various types of battery technologies for use in Energy Storage Systems (ESS). Code enforcing bodies, such as local Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), are asked to successfully address risks associated with these new battery technologies. However, there is little or no guidance and direction on how to deal with associated hazards, or more specifically, on how to review a successful fire protection approach. Read more…

Arrival Of The 2012 I-Codes

July 12th, 2011 Comments off

The International Code Council has published the 2012 International Codes. This early release date will allow states and their municipalities to prepare and review local amendments to the codes before they go into affect in 2012. This will also be a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with the latest editions to the I-codes and to get an early start in the adoption process. Read more…

Free ICC Webinar: Green Building Codes 101

February 18th, 2011 Comments off

On February 24th 2011, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, the International Code Council publisher of the 2010 International Green Construction Code (IGCC), after which the 2010 CALGreen (2010 California Green Building Code) is modeled, is conducting a free webinar on Green Building Codes. This will be a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with the new codes and Read more…

Get Your Free 2012 I-Codes

February 9th, 2011 Comments off

The International Code Council (ICC) just released an offer to receive a free download of the 2012 International Codes (IBC, IFC, IRC). All is required to join the International Code Council or to renew your membership to qualify for this free code offer. But note that only member accounts of Governmental, Corporate, or Building Safety Professional Read more…

Do HVLS Fans Risk Fire Safety?

February 2nd, 2011 Comments off

High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans require little energy to ventilate large commercial and industrial buildings, and their use can result in considerable cost savings to business owners. But do they compromise fire safety? What are the codes requiring? Read more…