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Public Comment Period Open for Updating the IECC

Changes to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) could be coming as the International Code Council Board of Directors starts the framework for updating the IECC and Ch. 11 of the International Residential Code (IRC). The ICC standards process requires … Continue reading

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FGIA Codes Update Shows Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted glass industry businesses, it’s also having an impact on codes. Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema and FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs … Continue reading

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FGIA Gives U.S. and Canadian Codes Update at Conference

The second day of the virtual Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Summer Conference included an update on glass-related codes in the U.S. and Canada, many of which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory … Continue reading

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Organizations Testify for Reauthorization of Windstorm Impact Reduction Program

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Environment held a joint hearing on December 4 to discuss reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP). Several witnesses presented testimonies urging Congress to reauthorize the … Continue reading

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Code Proposal Regarding Glass Loads Not Approved

International Code Council (ICC) public comment hearings ended yesterday in Las Vegas, and a proposed code change regarding glass loads was not approved. Proponents of S 193-19, including Trex Commercial Building Products, sought to revise the 2018 International Building Code … Continue reading

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