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ICC Approves GICC Proposal as Hearings Come to a Close; Trade-Off Proposal Disapproved

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The International Code Council (ICC) wrapped up its committee hearings yesterday in Dallas, and as the event came to a close a proposal by the Glazing Industry Code Committee (GICC) to revise Table C407.5.1(1) in the International Energy Conservation Code … Continue reading

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Glass Door Proposal Moves Forward at ICC Hearings

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A proposal that will adapt the International Energy Conservation Code’s (IECC) commercial portion to note that doors with more than 50-percent glass area “shall meet the provisions of Section C402.3.3 for vertical fenestration” was passed this week during the International … Continue reading

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Code Proposals Related to Daylight Zones, Skylights and Replacement Fenestration Approved

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) committee action hearings continued over the weekend in Dallas with the approval of several proposals related to the commercial portion of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Among these, CE36-13, which aimed to add a … Continue reading

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Code Hearings Continue with IECC Proposals

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) committee action hearings this week in Dallas continued yesterday with a myriad of proposals related to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). One approved proposal, CE11-13, will adapt section C101.4.3 (the commercial portion of the … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Glazing Code Change

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“Keep it simple. Keep it energy-efficient.” These were the words of Craig Conner of Building Quality in his proposal to revise the International Residential Code (IRC) to remove a provision that defines the “glazing area” as “The proposed glazing area; … Continue reading

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Code Hearings Continue with Approval of Proposal Related to Glass Doors

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and among the review of a number of glass- and fenestration-related proposals, one related to codes for glass entry doors was approved. RE5-13, proposed by Shaunna Mozingo of … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Proposal Regarding Dynamic Glazing in Residential Applications

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee approved a proposal regarding dynamic glazing. Proposal CE161, part 2, introduced by Dr. Helen Sanders, Sage Electrochromics, proposed that the International Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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ICC Disapproves Proposals Regarding Overhangs

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee disapproved two proposals related to overhangs. RE66 was proposed by Don Surrena, CBO, representing National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and his proposal … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Industry-Related Code Proposals as Hearings Kick Off

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings got underway yesterday in Dallas, and a number of industry-related code proposals have already been approved. Among these, EB37-13, proposed by John Williams, chair of the ICC’s ad hoc committee on healthcare … Continue reading

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High School Building Code Program Teaches Importance of Codes

Many in the construction trades, including glass companies, are constantly lamenting over the need for training high school students to enter the building trades. One established training program endorsed by the International Code Council (ICC), the High School Technical Training … Continue reading

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