Tag Archives: International Building Code

Fire, Safety and Energy: A Look at the Latest Code Updates

Ever-changing codes mean there is a lot of information for the glass and glazing industry to follow to ensure the right products are used in the right applications. To help keep the industry aware, consultants Thom Zaremba, Nick Resetar and … 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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Chicago’s Adoption of 2018 IBC Could Impact Fire-Rated Glazing Use

Chicago’s use of fire-rated glazing could be impacted by its recent adoption of the 2018 International Building Code. According to the International Code Council, the last comprehensive overhaul of the Chicago Building Code was in 1949. According to Diana San … Continue reading

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