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June 25, 2015
  • Submit public comments through July 17
  • New 2-in-1 Membership and certification cards
  • ICC, RESNET develop video for code officials on HERS Index
  • The 2015 IgCC has arrived
  • Take the journey to the next generation of code officials
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFGC
June 18, 2015
  • Can you vote at the hearings, ABM?
  • Carver presented profile award; HSTTP students honored
  • Call for ICC Validation Committee members
  • Significant Changes to the 2015 IRC
  • ICC-ES adds more strength to staff team
  • Will Florida’s hurricane drought end this year?
June 11, 2015
  • Committee Action Hearing report is available
  • ICC, RESNET to develop joint ANSI standard
  • IAS issues 800th accreditation
  • 50,000 homes certified to green standard
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFC
  • cdpACCESS usage increases substantially
June 4, 2015
  • Submit public comments; hearing report due June 5
  • Celebrate BSM with a flash mob?
  • Call for ICC/SRCC/APSP standard committee members extended to June 12.
  • Call for ICC Validation Committee members
  • ICC submits recommendations for disaster mitigation report
  • Prado selected for Energy Execs program
May 28, 2015
  • Online voting closes tonight; submit public comments through cdpACCESS
  • Jurisdictions spread the word about building safety
  • Phoenix celebrates Building Safety Month
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IRC
  • Tool calculates building energy code data
  • Call for ICC/SRCC/APSP standard committee members closes tomorrow
May 21, 2015
  • cdpACCESS online voting continues
  • Wyoming celebrates Building Safety Month 2015
  • BSM week 4: “$ave Energy — Build to Code”
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFC
  • A wish comes true in Alaska
  • Summit plants the seeds of sustainability and resiliency
May 14, 2015
  • CAH results posted; cdpACCESS voting opens today
  • S. Rep. Welch salutes ICC, code officials
  • BSM Week 3 theme: “Water Safe, Water Smart—Build to Code”
  • Building safety redefined
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IBC
  • Which safe room is right for you?
May 7, 2015
  • cdpACCESS voting opens May 14
  • President proclaims May as National Building Safety Month
  • BSM Week 2 theme: “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster—Build to Code”
  • ICC resources support critical water issues in western states
  • Home fire sprinklers update
  • Permit techs’ brush with kindness
April 30, 2015
  • View the results from Memphis; cdpACCESS online voting coming soon
  • California celebrates Building Safety Month 2015
  • BSM Week 1 theme: “Don’t Get Burned—Build to Code”
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IRC
  • Apply for the Professional Development Council
  • Choose from more than 100 courses through ICC’s PPP
April 23, 2015
  • Follow the Group A hearings online
  • 2015 ICC call for awards nominations
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFC
  • BSM sponsors are making building safety a priority
  • Consumers save energy thanks to new hot tub labeling
  • ICC-ES PMG, HIRL offer Canadian recognition
April 16, 2015
  • ICC Disaster Response Network supports communities damaged by natural disasters
  • Follow the Group A hearings online
  • Online floor modification submission opened April 1
  • ICC partners with CPSC’s Pool Safely Campaign
  • Safe room booklet referencing ICC 500 is updated
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IBC
April 9, 2015
  • Online floor modification submission opened April 1
  • ICC’s leadership of HUD Block Grant funding for code enforcement and how to apply for grants
  • New ICC website features improved navigation for enhanced surfing
  • NAECA new rule impacts code officials, plumbing and mechanical inspectors
  • ICC-SRCC solar product certification qualifies systems for federal, state financial incentives
  • 2015 BSM theme: “Resilient Communities Start with Building Codes”
March 27, 2015
  • Membership Council meetings are slated in Memphis
  • Friday is the deadline to apply for Standard 189.1 committee membership
  • LiUNA, Simpson Strong-Tie support Building Safety Month
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IRC
  • ICC-SRCC certification required for Minnesota solar thermal system rebate
  • ANSI announces ICC-ES accreditation under pilot programs
March 19, 2015
  • March 20 is deadline to join as an ICC Member and designate GMVRs for 2015 Online Assembly Floor Motion vote
  • Proposed changes to the 2015 Group A Codes available for review
  • ICC and ASTM partner to support sustainable building in the Gulf
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFC
  • New partnership will enhance the Conference experience
  • Call for presentations at Building Safety & Design Expo
March 12, 2015
  • Deadline nears to validate memberships
  • Important industry stakeholders urge adoption of the 2015 I-Codes
  • NAHB is a Presenting Sponsor for Building Safety Month 2015
  • IMT accepting nominations for Standard Bearers Award
  • Joplin tornado spurs explosion of school safe room projects
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IBC
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire led to changes in worker, factory safety
  • After fire, Minnesota town rethinks prevention cuts
March 5, 2015
  • Future of Code Officials report is now available
  • Call for committee members for Standard 189.1
  • L.A. mayor’s earthquake plan is “biggest step forward”
  • Tornado safety: stronger construction standards can reduce destruction
  • ICC-ES reports, listings give builders assurances they want
  • Telling the story of how ICC and its Members keep communities safe
  • Free download of FEMA’s Reducing Flood Losses guide
  • Seminar update: 2015 IFC Essentials
February 26, 2015
  • Group A Committee Action Hearing schedule now available
  • Codes, standards developers align guidelines to create sustainable, high-performance buildings
  • Funding available for states, municipalities that have adopted the ISPSC
  • PCA, AGA presenting sponsors for Building Safety Month 2015
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IPC/IMC/IFGC
  • ICC-ES PMG, SAI Global release new plumbing product listings
  • ICC supports FPE PhD program at University of Maryland
  • Johnson City’s Dave Jenny retiring from chief building post
February 19, 2015
  • 2015 BSM: “Resilient Communities Start with Building Codes”
  • March 20 is the deadline for memberships, voter validation
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IRC
  • ICC A117.1 Consensus Committee considers public comments
  • IS-RCSDI Committee continues development of rainwater harvesting standard
  • National observance focuses on “Engineering New Horizons”
  • ICC-ES Connect+ Customer Care Service sets industry gold standard
  • “Champion” of bringing the I-Codes to New York City passes away
February 12, 2015
  • New ICC publication includes 2015 I-Code solar energy provisions, SRCC standards
  • Committee recognized for work to align IgCC, 189.1, LEED
  • Preferred Provider Program growing to provide training
  • FEMA releases Building Science Branch review
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IFC
  • Los Angeles Basin Chapter recognizes IAS president
  • 14 earn coveted ICC Master Code Professional status
February 5, 2015
  • Important dates for code development voter validation
  • Future of construction industry workforce development explored
  • Significant changes to the 2015 IBC
  • 2015 International Codes available
  • SCC expands acceptance of ICC-ES evaluations to include building product listings
  • ICC’s Beth Tubbs appointed to SFPE Board
  • Exclusive, free benefits available for ICC Governmental Members
January 30, 2015
  • ANSI re-accredits ICC standards development
  • IgCC will be mandatory for all building in Baltimore
  • Maryland is the first state to adopt the 2015 IECC
  • 12 accreditation criteria up for discussion at IAS hearing
  • Former FEMA Director: Pre-storm mitigation including building codes key to cutting damages and costs
  • ICC Member Thomas Izbicki joins NIBS 2015 Board
January 22, 2015
  • ICC CEO Sims named to ANSI National Policy Committee
  • ICC and RESNET sign affiliation agreement
  • Call for ICC Renewable Energy Advisory Council Governing Committee
  • Introducing ICC’s brand-new wallet cards
  • ICC staff customer service recognized for supporting Members
  • Childers one of six appointed to Texas Industrialized Building Code Council
January 15, 2015
  • ICC’s Preferred Provider Network continues to grow
  • Registration open for the Group A Committee Action Hearings
  • Memphis hearings schedule due next month
  • Mineola, N.Y., inspector gives the gift of life
  • ICC 700 NGBS approved for military housing in NDAA
  • ICC comments on EPA Clean Power Plan, recommends state plans include energy code
January 8, 2015
  • Welcome to the Your New ICC eNews
  • Group A Code Change Submittals Due Monday
  • ICC-ES Reports Ensure Structural Integrity of Solar Installations
  • More ICC-ES Building Product Listings Issued
  • Vermont Energy Standards Based on the 2015 IECC
  • Mata Named BOAT Building Official of the Year

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