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Code Hearings Continue with Approval of Proposal Related to Sunrooms: Others on Table Disapproved

Apr 25th, 2013

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and among the review of a number of fenestration-related proposals, one related to codes for sunrooms was approved. RE68-13, proposed by Daniel Walker of Thomas Associates Inc., representing the National Sunroom Association, sought to revise section R402.3.5 of the International Residential Code [...]

ICC Disapproves Proposals Regarding Overhangs

Apr 23rd, 2013

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee disapproved two proposals related to overhangs. RE66 was proposed by Don Surrena, CBO, representing National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and his proposal would have added the following language to R402.3.3 (IRC N1102.3.3): In Climate Zones 1 through [...]

ICC Approves Code Proposal Regarding WOCD’s

Apr 22nd, 2013

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings got underway yesterday in Dallas, and a few industry-related code proposals have already been approved. Among these, EB15-13, proposed by Jeff Inks of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), was approved with modifications. The proposal sought to adapt sections 702.4, “Window opening control devices (WOCD),” and [...]