Tag Archives: IECC

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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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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Annual Conference Focuses on Code Changes

Code changes and updates were a big discussion topic during this year’s Annual Conference. During the event, which has been underway this week at the Naples Grande Beach Resort, code consultants Tom Culp and Thom Zaremba, provided an update on … Continue reading

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What’s New with the Codes?

The glass and glazing industry continues its battle to maintain—and expand—its presence on the wall through the various national and international building codes and standards. Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting is at the forefront of the industry’s efforts, and … Continue reading

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Florida Energy Code Puts a Wrap on IGMA Conference

In many ways, the state of Florida is one of the leaders in influencing building and energy code development and implementation throughout the United States. And with fenestration being a crucial piece in the energy puzzle, the industry has a … Continue reading

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