Fire Service Industry News: International Code Council Marks Another 10 Year Milestone

Ten years ago, if a nationwide retailer or manufacturer wanted to build a new facility, the code requirements for the same structure would have been different in the East, Midwest, South or West. Home builders, architects, engineers, designers, and contractors faced the same obstacles, a patchwork of building safety regulations. And career opportunities for code officials and building safety professionals were also limited by regional barriers. That all changed on Feb. 1, 2003, when three regional code organizations—Building Officials and Code Administrators, International Conference of Building Officials and Southern Building Code Congress International—began operating as one consolidate...

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