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  1. Fire Service Industry News: 2013 California Building Standard Codes Now Available

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    Sat, 6 Jul 2013

    triennial edition of the California Building Standards Code, Title 24 is now available ..... Council (ICC). The 2013 California Building Standards Code, Title 24 , include the following ..... Title 24 Part 9 2013 California Green Building Standards Code, Title 24 Part 11 (CALGreen

  2. National Institute of Building Sciences Supports High-Performance Building Standards

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    Wed, 29 Apr 2009

    and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment to promote the development and use of high-performance building standards . Dr. William J. Coad, P.E., FASHRAE, Chairman of the High Performance Building Task Group and Member

  1. National Green Building Standard approved

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    Tue, 3 Feb 2009

    The National Green Building Standard , known as ICC-700, was approved on Jan. 29, 2009 as an American National Standard. The new Standard provides guidance for

  2. Fire Codes and Standards: FEMA Supports 33rd Annual Building Safety Month

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    Wed, 15 May 2013

    Management Agency (FEMA) is supporting the 33 rd annual Building Safety Month to promote the importance of high building standards , protecting the environment, and saving energy. For the third consecutive year, President Obama has proclaimed

  3. IAFF advocates photoelectric smoke detectors over ionization detectors

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    Wed, 29 Oct 2008

    International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) said federal and provincial officials should require that all relevant building standards and codes developed in the United States and Canada include a mandate for the use of photoelectric smoke detectors

  4. Fire Service Health: Stress: The Silent Killer

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    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    a two-person crew, and the incident commander (IC). Total staffing = 11. The fire spreads rapidly throughout the building . Standard operating procedures (SOPs) will typically call for size-up by the IC, the water supply from the tanker to the engine, a ladder

  5. Fire Service Industry News: Theme for Building Safety Month Week Four Announced

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    Tue, 27 May 2014

    International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) and the National Green Building Standard ICC 700-2012 . Constructing energy-efficient homes and buildings favorably impacts the economic development of communities

  6. Fire Service Industry News: Code Officials Keep You Safe Where You Live, Work and Play

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    Mon, 13 May 2013

    makes sites, facilities and buildings accessible and usable by people with physical disabilities. The National Green Building Standard provides practices for new homes that at the highest level can result in energy savings of 60 percent or higher. Learn

  7. ICC-ES Expands Its Expertise in Fire Resistance and Flammability Requirements

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    Thu, 15 Sep 2011

    reports take into account codes such as the International Green Construction Code ® (IgCC®) and the California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen). ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council ® (ICC®).

  8. NFFF: Hal Bruno Dies at 83

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    Wed, 9 Nov 2011

    report that the fire spread so quickly because of the open stairwell lead to significant changes in fire safety and building standards and codes. Mr. Bruno received numerous awards and recognition from the fire service for his dedication and commitment