November 18, 2014 | ICC 2015-2017 Code Development Cycle Begins. Participation by ICC Members and other stakeholders ensure diverse opinions are represented in the development of the 2018 I-Codes. When you partake in person at hearings or online through cdpACCESS, you help to make sure the next generation of codes includes the latest technical and scientific advancements to benefit public safety. Click to read more.
November 17, 2014 | New ICC Program Offers Expanded Training Options. ICC’s Preferred Provider Program launches today at ppp.iccsafe.org and creates an easily accessible network of extensive training opportunities. Learners will benefit from relevant educational programs, expanded topics, and access to educational offerings both onsite and online.
November 14, 2014 | 2014 Group C Code Development Cycle Results. The Online Governmental Consensus Vote was completed on October 31 and the Validation Committee certified the results in accordance with Section 10.1 of CP 28 Code Development. Click here for the Summary of Final Action.
November 6, 2014 | Professional Development Council Named. The new Professional Development Council (PDC) was established to better coordinate career path resources for ICC Members and other stakeholders by utilizing shared knowledge between ICC Education and Certification programs. The ICC Board of Directors approved Council Policy #45 to create and govern the PDC. This critical new Council, chaired by Cindy Davis, CBO, replaces both BIPS and the Education Committee. A major purpose of the PDC is to align the ICC Education and Certification Programs to ensure quality training is available to meet the needs of ICC Members, all ICC educational customers and ICC Certification holders while maintaining the credibility and validity of the ICC Certification Program.
November 5, 2014 | Exclusive Free Benefit for ICC Governmental Members. Through a special agreement with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), ICC Governmental Members may qualify for free access to ACCA's online membership benefits. As a contractor-focused organization, ACCA provides technical and business management products and services to help contractors meet or exceed business requirements. Now, ICC Members can have access to the same information contractors have.
November 4, 2014 | 2015 Editions of the International Codes Now Available. The 2015 I-Codes help achieve resiliency, safety, innovation and affordability in the built environment. Code users can begin today to prepare for adoption and use of the newest codes. Code purchases include a free subscription to ICC’s new Code Alert service that provides critical code updates and free access to videos, excerpts from support documents and training resources.
October 23, 2014 | Ebola Fact Sheet for ICC Members. To prepare ICC Members—especially first responders—to potential on-the-job exposure to Ebola, ICC has developed a fact sheet based on current knowledge from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to read more.
October 17, 2014 | ICC Webinar Explains Important Changes to the 2015 IPMC. ICC helps you understand the major changes to the 2015 codes. Register for the upcoming International Property Maintenance Code webinar.
October 16, 2014 | ICC and ASABE Announce New Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler Standard. The International Code Council and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers announce the release of a new ANSI consensus standard to classify sprinkler and drip irrigation systems, set uniform testing procedures, and establish minimum design and performance requirements for commercial and residential landscape irrigation components. Click for more.
October 6, 2014 | ICC and SRCC Unite to Assure Safety, Effectiveness and Fast Access to Markets for Solar Industry. The International Code Council and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation have agreed in principle to join forces and combine resources to support the solar industry and communities, and meet growing market demands. The agreement was announced during ICC’s 2014 Annual Conference, Group C Public Comment Hearings and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Read more.
September 18, 2014 | White House Issues Actions to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency. The actions call for strengthening commercial and residential buildings codes, and references the International Energy Conservation Code. ICC and the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation are working to update solar standards that would support the President’s initiative. Continue reading.
September 18, 2014 | HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition; ICC Plans to Support Applicants. The competition will help communities that have been devastated by natural disasters build back stronger and be better prepared for the future. ICC plans to support communities who apply with information on best practices for adoption of state of the art building codes and standards. Continue reading.