The International Code Council unveiled its theme for its 41st annual Building Safety Month. Held each year in May, the 2021 event will emphasize “Prevent, Prepare, Protect. Building Codes Save.” With…
Articles from January 2021
A recognized national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the U.S., the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Board of Directors elected its 2021 officers. Joining…
Want to know more about roof truss failures? Have a question about fire-rated assemblies? Confused about safety glazing on windows and door? In our monthly column — Talking in Code…
In this Building Safety Journal feature interview, we take you inside the career of Michael Davis to learn what makes him an ICC member, what led him to a career in building safety and what he anticipates for the future of building safety.
New criteria for assisted toileting and bathing options gives elders extra protection in 2021 Building Codes
Growing older can come with many challenges and changes. Building codes continue to evolve to assure the utmost comfort and accessibility for older generations. The 2021 building codes include new criteria for assisted toileting and bathing.
You know all about carbon monoxide, but are you up to date on CO2 standards in the fire code? Fire safety expert Shane Clary breaks them down.