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  1. National Association of State Fire Marshals Publishes Introductory Guide to Fire Safety Aspects of Green Construction

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    and building safety guide to green construction called “ Bridging the Gap ..... both the fire service and the green construction community a reference point ..... NASFM Fire Safety Guide to Green Construction A copy of the guide, which

  2. Green Construction Code Hearings Slated for August

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 May 2010

    hearings on Public Version 1.0 of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). The hearings are the next step in ..... amending existing codes or writing new codes regulating green construction . The hearings will be held Aug. 14-22 at The

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

    Online Articles

    Tue, 19 Oct 2010

    first state in the nation to adopt the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). The Rhode Island Green Buildings ..... first state in the nation to adopt the International Green Construction Code.” In addition to the Code Council, cooperating

  2. Fire News: WPI Researchers Examine Fire Safety Concerns Raised by Green Buildings

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    engineering researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is investigating the fire safety risks associated with green construction . The WPI team is working with a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which will

  3. Rhode Island is the First State to Adopt IGCC

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    Mon, 27 Sep 2010

    Rhode Island is the first state to adopt the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). The Rhode Island Green Buildings Act identifies the IGCC as an equivalent standard in compliance with requirements

  4. Bridging The Gap: Fire Safety and Green Buildings

    Online Articles

    Sun, 19 Sep 2010

    to be used as a basic primer on fire safety and green construction , as well as a convenient means to access information ..... to be updated often to ensure innovations in the green construction movement are addressed. This document is available

  5. FDIC 2014: Session: Modern Buildings: Recipe for Firefighter Deaths and Injuries

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    A concentrated examination of current and future trends and methods in modern building construction. Emphasized will be how green construction building materials, modern  construction building methods, risk assessment, and engineered structural and construction systems are directly related to ...

  6. Building Construction: 'Radically Sustainable' Buildings: The Next Challenge for Firefighters?

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    Tue, 22 Apr 2014

    go to http://wxch.nl/1jFaU64 . Hat tip to Adam Petrillo for bringing the story to our attention. MORE GREEN CONSTRUCTION FOR FIREFIGHTERS Sustainable Green Design and the Fire Service: The Saw-Tooth Roof The Fire Service and Green

  7. FDIC 2014: Session: Modern Buildings: Recipe for Firefighter Deaths and Injuries

    Conference Sessions

    Sun, 6 Apr 2014

    concentrated examination of current and future trends and methods in modern building construction. Emphasized will be how green construction building materials, modern construction building methods, risk assessment, and engineered structural and construction

  8. Budget proposes cuts to key fire service programs

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    investigating the fire safety risks associated with green construction . A U.S. Department of Homeland Security $1 ..... hazards associated with the features and elements of green construction , including greater flammability, faster burn rate