International Code Council

Mass-Timber Towers Become a Reality, One Additional Floor at a Time
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Mass-Timber Towers Become a Reality, One Additional Floor at a Time

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the use of engineered wood construction.... Read more

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MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes MADCAD Launches Free Search App for Local Building Codes

The app, developed by the cloud-based reference guide, provides quick access to applicable codes and standards based on location. Read more

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... Read more

Industry Groups to Evolve the International Green Construction Code
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Industry Groups to Evolve the International Green Construction Code

The move will sync the code with Standard 189.1 to provide a single resource for... Read more

Building Organizations Commit to Promoting Resilient Design
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Building Organizations Commit to Promoting Resilient Design

Twenty organizations from the building, construction, and design industry sign on... Read more

Are Architects and Building Professionals Overlooking a Critical Role?
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Are Architects and Building Professionals Overlooking a Critical Role?

Stop avoiding the conversation: Policy makers need to hear from people who design... Read more

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Code Green Code Green

The International Code Council has unveiled its latest rulebook and long-awaited green code. Meanwhile, the USGBC is on the cusp of releasing LEED 2012. An overview of what you need to know. Read more

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Help Is On the Way Help Is On the Way

IgCC is rolling out and it's going to change the way you work. Read more

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Burn Notice Burn Notice

Code councils and testing labs lay down the parameters of fire-rated construction, but architects are responsible for keeping us safe. Read more

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IgCC Version 2.0 Public Comment Period Ends Aug. 12

Comments on the latest versions of the International Green Construction Code are due Aug. 12, and will be followed by final action hearings in November 2011. Read more

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