The Code Council Partners with ACCA and RESNET to Develop New Standard for Grading HVAC System Installations

The International Code Council has partnered with the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to develop the ANSI/RESNET/ACCA/ICC 310-2020 Standard for Grading the Installation of HVAC Systems. The new standard is the product of a collaborative effort of the three organizations that establishes the procedures, tolerances, and record keeping practices for evaluating and grading elements of an HVAC system’s design and installation. The standard provides a pathway to… Read More

Pipe Prop Achieves ICC-ES Certification

Pipe Prop, manufactured by JMB Industries of Fort Worth, Texas, was approved for Directory Listing of ICC-ES 4429 by the International Code Council (ICC). Pipe Prop has been tested and is in compliance with International Building Code (IBC), International Plumbing Code (IPC), Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), California Building Code (CBC) as well as the Florida Building Code (FBC) for building and plumbing. Jim Brown Pipe Prop earned this prestigious evaluation through… Read More

PHCC Names International Code Council as Newest Corporate Partner

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with the International Code Council, effective November 1, 2018.   The developer of a comprehensive and coordinated set of International Codes (I-Codes) and standards used in the design, build and compliance process, the Code Council joins Bradford White, Federated Insurance, InSinkErator, Kohler Co., Milwaukee Tool and Viega in this elite category of industry partners that support PHCC and its affiliates. “We’re… Read More

Pennsylvania Takes Major Steps to Modernize Building and Plumbing Codes

The Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRRC) approved the update of its state building code, the Uniform Construction Code (UCC), based on the 2015 International Codes (I-Codes). The I-Codes are a family of modern, comprehensive and coordinated building codes used in all 50 states and in many other countries around the globe. They are updated regularly and take into account the latest health and safety technology and building science advancements. The IRRC decision to review… Read More
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