COVID-19: ITM on Essential Buildings

It would be remiss of us to not address some of the issues that we have before us today. Our nation and world are in a crisis. The COVID-19 virus has halted our world as we know it. Only the “essential services” are allowed to open and running in many states around the country.

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Grade Plane. What is it and why it is important?

The phrase grade plane is mentioned repeatedly throughout the codes, but what is and why is important to understand this term? What does it have to do with the fire sprinkler industry?

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Does Your Structure Measure up to a High-Rise?

The mighty high-rise has been a testament to civilization’s engineering and construction capabilities, though tall structures have been in existence for centuries.

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2021 IRC, IFC and IEBC Changes – Results of the 2019 I-Code Cycle B Development

The Online Governmental Consensus Vote (OGCV) is an important part of the ICC code development process. It is the last step in developing the 2021 I-Codes, more specifically the IRC, IFC, IEBC and Energy codes.

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