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Glass Conference Opens with Code Development Focus

The world of codes and standards is constantly changing. Recent updates show the industry shifting toward increased energy efficiency, on both national and local levels. The session “Glass and Glazing Codes: Deep Dive,” held during the virtual National Glass Association … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Insurance Postpones Adoption of 2018 IBC Due to COVID-19

The Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) adoption of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) for coastal counties under the jurisdiction of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has been postponed from April 1 to September 1 … Continue reading

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Approved IBC Proposal Clarifies Language for Skylights and Retention Screens

The public comment portion of the International Code Council hearings are underway in Las Vegas, and USGNN™ is monitoring the code hearings as they take place through Wednesday. Changes to a proposal clarifying the use of skylights and retention screens, … Continue reading

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Code Hearings Show Promising Signs for Alignment

The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings took place this month in Albuquerque, N.M., drawing a number of collaborations over glass-related proposals, including those cosponsored by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). AAMA … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Two Proposals Related to Fire Safety

The International Code Council (ICC) continues its final action hearings in Memphis, and two proposals related to fire safety were approved as submitted. The first FS 99-15 716.6.5 revises the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) as follows: (716.6.5) “Installation. Fire-protection-rated … Continue reading

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