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Major Reference Standard Updates for the 2018 IBC

Posted by Codebookguy on Jul 27th 2020

Major Reference Standard Updates for the 2018 IBC

The 2018 edition of the International Building Code was published in September 2018. Adoption by Cities, Counties, and States will be gradual – an important milestone being the adoption by the State o …

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Building Codes to Watch in 2021

Posted by Codebookguy on Jul 27th 2020

Building Codes to Watch in 2021

Most people involved in the design and construction of buildings recognize that all buildings must meet the provisions of applicable building codes. However, not everyone understands where the code pr …

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When Is IBC Important In Fall Protection?

Posted by Codebookguy on Jul 27th 2020

When Is IBC Important In Fall Protection?

When Is IBC Important In Fall Protection?Man holding plans on construction siteIBC is the law and should not be taken lightly.International Building Code (IBC) is,"…a model code that provides minimum …

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2021 ICC Mechanical Code is a swamp

Posted by Codebookguy on Apr 1st 2020

2021 ICC Mechanical Code is a swamp

ICC announced the publication of the 2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and International Mechanical Code (IMC). A little known secret that occurs in the code business is before a code gets publis …

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Posted by Codebookguy on Mar 2nd 2020

Up To Date Building Codes

Why do we need up-to-date building codes? Extreme weather and fires in the United States over the past five years caused approximately $500 billion in damages, according to the National Oceanic and At …

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