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FGIA Conference Gives Update on U.S. Codes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the adoption of some codes in the U.S., but code cycles continue, including those for the I-codes. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 … 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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The International Code Council Expands with Office in Dubai

The International Code Council (ICC) has established its first overseas office in Dubai. This is the group’s first major achievement in its larger effort to grow in the international marketplace, according to the announcement. The Dubai office provides the opportunity … 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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New Disaster Response Alliance Mobilizes Skilled Building Safety Professionals to Help After Major Disasters

The International Code Council (ICC) and the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) have joined forces to create a national, digital database of volunteers to assist local, state or federal entities who need skilled, trained and certified building safety … Continue reading

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