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June 2017

Hard Facts about Codes

In the beginning, there were a few different code groups, and what code you followed depended on where the project was located. Three groups, BOCA, ICBO and SBCCI, administered codes in different geographic regions around the country. Over time, these code groups, and the codes they produced, merged into one organization—the International Code Council—that administers the International Building Code (IBC). Such consolidation was welcome but short-lived as energy, hurricane, green and other codes were created. Glazing contractors went from being compliant with one code to complying with many. The “how” and “why” of codes change underwent an evolution as well. Long gone are the days in which a particular product… Read More »

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