Posts Tagged ‘ Dominic Sims ’

Infrastructure Bill Provides Funding for State and Local Building Energy Codes

Nov 23rd, 2021

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law on Nov. 15, 2021, by President Joe Biden, includes an appropriation of $550 million in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding and $500 million in State Energy Program funding for state and local governments to adopt and implement building energy codes. This could bring more opportunities for the increasing […]

International Code Council Membership Elects New Members to Board of Directors

Sep 27th, 2021

The International Code Council selected the new officers and directors for its Board of Directors during the Annual Business Meeting at the organization’s annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. The board is responsible for the Code Council’s strategic direction, while also acting as the voice of the association’s membership. Cindy Davis, CBO, was elected to president. […]

Building Safety Month Concludes with a Focus on Disaster Preparedness 

May 28th, 2021

The virtual celebration for Building Safety Month ends with week 4, which highlights disaster preparedness. This week, the Code Council, its members and partners emphasize the importance of advanced planning for devastating events like hurricanes, floods, snowstorms, tornadoes, wildfires and earthquakes to help individuals and communities increase health and safety of their population during and […]

IECC Slated for More Input by Government Officials

Mar 8th, 2021

The International Code Council (ICC) released a new framework last week, changing the means by which it updates the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from government consensus to an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved standards process. Adopted by ICC’s board and couched as a means for helping governments and building industry stakeholders to meet […]

Latest Green Building Standard Provides New Pathways to Compliance

May 6th, 2020

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) released its latest ICC-700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), announcing that the 2020 edition is approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and available for public download and use. Introduced in 2008, the standard stems from a collaborative effort between NAHB and the International Code Council (ICC), providing architects, builders and […]

Resilient Building Efforts Prompt FEMA Strategy

Aug 28th, 2019

As the nation sees an increase of natural disasters leaving the communities in their paths’ with billions-of-dollars’ worth of damage, several organizations are making an effort to reduce these costs through resilient building tactics. Composed of federal, state, local, tribal and territorial public-sector representatives, the Mitigation Framework Leadership Group (MitFLG) released this month a strategy […]

Dominic Sims Named International Code Council CEO

Aug 13th, 2013

The International Code Council Board of Directors announced that Dominic Sims, Chief Building Official, has been appointed to the position of CEO. Sims previously held positions as interim CEO and chief operating officer. “Dominic’s strong business acumen and commitment to accountability are complemented by a unique combination of ICC knowledge and experience, and a sincere […]

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