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Building Codes vs. Copyright Law: Legal Showdown Heats Up

The long-running debate over who “owns” legally binding construction codes gets another big platform next month. In August, the American Bar Association (ABA) will vote on a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation that provides limited free online access to standards incorporated into state and local construction codes, including those … Continue reading

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Canada Approaching Deadline for Public Review Period for Code Changes

The national public review and comment period for proposed changes to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) will close Friday. The fall 2014 review period, which is exploring proposed changes to the National Building Code of Canada … Continue reading

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IGMA Calls for Review of Changes to 2010 Canadian National Model Construction Codes

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has issued a call for its members to review the proposed changes to the 2010 National Model Construction Codes. The fall 2013 public review period opened on October 15 and runs until December 13; … Continue reading

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