ANCR Benchmark Releases
ANCR develops benchmarks to evaluate a community's resiliency; these benchmarks help local leaders assess and improve resilience across all aspects of the community.
Benchmarks Released in 2019
The Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR) is a Code Council co-founded national coalition of public and private entities working to implement good community practices in towns and cities across the United States and help cities prevent infrastructure failure caused by natural and other disasters.
Seismic Roundtable Discussions
The Code Council Government Relations department partnered with California Building Officials (CALBO) and hosted a seismic functional recovery roundtable in Sacramento and a second meeting during the ICC Annual Conference.
SKGA Trainings of California Building Code
SKGA hosted on-site seminars to educate the local design community of the International Building Code that was adopted into the California Building Code.
ICC-600 Portfolio of Standards
The Code Council is partnered with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to expand its residential standard on high wind to a portfolio of hazard mitigations standards. including hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and wildfires.
White Paper Series
Executive Director of ANCR Ryan Colker is releasing a series of white papers that examines how specific International Codes (I-Codes) support resilience. 2019 White Papers released:
- International Building Code
- International Energy Conservation Code
ANCR is working with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to support the adoption of resilient policies and practices for buildings and communities.
Building Safety and Security Committee
Chaired by Code Council Board Member Angie Weise, PE, CBO, the committee provides comprehensive and valuable tools for local and state leaders to help keep occupants of facilities, including schools, safe from intruders and other life safety hazards in the built environments.
National Mitigation Investment Strategy
The Code Council worked closely with FEMA’s Mitigation Framework Leadership Group (MitFLG) on the development of the National Mitigation Investment Strategy.