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ICC Votes on Prescriptive Requirement Proposals

Key code change proposals regarding prescriptive requirements for glazing were addressed over the last few days during the International Code Council (ICC) 2016 Committee Action Hearings. Among the approved changes in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) was CE94. Proposed … Continue reading

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Daylighting and Code Verbiage Addressed at ICC Meetings

As the International Code Council (ICC) 2016 Committee Action Hearings continued this past weekend, numerous glazing and fenestration-related proposals were approved—many involving daylighting. Among the approved changes in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) was one (C402.4.1.2) that increased skylight … Continue reading

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ICC Addresses 15-Percent Glazing Area Code Language

The International Code Council (ICC) 2016 Committee Action Hearings continued this week, with decisions made on a few notable glazing and fenestration industry-related proposals. Wednesday, one relevant proposal—RE145—was narrowly defeated, while three others were approved. The industry supported RE145. This … Continue reading

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Glazing-Related Code Approved During Action Hearings

Code officials are meeting this week in Louisville, Ky., to discuss the 2016 building codes. At least one industry-related proposal has already been approved. A change to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) (RE8-16) adds the following definition to R202 (IRC … Continue reading

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Fire-Rated Glazing to be Addressed at ICC Meetings

Life safety issues, which include the use of fire-rated glazing products, will be discussed again when the International Code Council (ICC) holds its 2016 Committee Action Hearings. The hearings are slated for April 17–27 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in … Continue reading

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