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  1. NFFF: Hal Bruno Dies at 83

    Online Articles

    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

  2. NSF Testing for Earthquakes

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    Thu, 12 Apr 2012

    s commitment also extends to supporting the industry with critical information relevant to design codes and building standards . The testing will take place atop the outdoor shake table at the Englekirk Structural Engineering Center at the

  3. Code Council Honors Elected Officials

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Apr 2012

    building safety as a benefit for all Idahoans. They also noted his leadership and recognized him as their champion. Building standards protect the very financial viability of a community, the nomination stated. Mayor Kaysen's nomination outlined

  4. 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

  5. Fire service leaders help to stop anti-fire safety legislation

    Online Articles

    Tue, 14 Apr 2009

    authority from the Ohio Board of Building Standards – the board that has long formulated ..... the ability of the Ohio Board of Building Standards to adopt requirements for home fire ..... preserving the ability of the Board of Building Standards and local communities to make decisions

  6. Shaping the California Wildfire Battlefield

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 May 2010

    WUI fuels into two types, structural and vegetative. Building standards address the home-as-fuel-type issue by improving ..... development and adoption of the Wildland Urban Interface Building Standards . She fought wildfires across California for 30 years

  7. NIST: Fires caused collapse of WTC building 7

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    Thu, 21 Aug 2008

    Nevertheless," Sunder said, "we recommend that building standards and codes be strengthened beyond their current intent ..... address several areas, including specific improvements to building standards , codes and practices; changes to, or the establishment

  8. Final Action Hearings for 2012 I-Codes Slated for October at International Code Council Annual Conference

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    Tue, 27 Jul 2010

    mechanical and plumbing provisions; residential energy plan review; an introduction to ICC-700, the 2008 National Green Building Standard ; the role of code officials as first preventers; hurricane and tornado safe rooms and shelters; accessibility and usability

  9. Rhode Island Recognized by International Code Council as First State to Adopt Green Construction Code

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    Tue, 19 Oct 2010

    conditioned space. All qualifying public projects must be designed and constructed to “an equivalent high performance green building standard .” “The emergence of green building codes and standards is an important next step to provide states and communities with the

  10. Week in Review: May 29, 2009

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    Mon, 8 Feb 2010

    all free and now the news. It's the city of Oakland California has approved an ordinance requiring tighter building standards in areas which are susceptible to urban interface fires. California currently has state law that requires cities

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    It's the city of Oakland California has approved an ordinance requiring tighter building standards in areas which are susceptible to urban interface fires. California currently has -- state law that requires cities that are subject to