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Jay Hyde wins 2015 Chuck Cohen Code Development Award

Jay Hyde, receiving the 2015 Chuck Cohen Code Development Award for Outstanding Contribution and Service to the Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials from SVABO President Randy Goodwin, CBO West…

Sacramento’s First LBGT Senior Housing is Coming to Midtown

I’m super excited to be working on a new project just a 4-minute bike ride, 10-minute bus ride, or 15-minute walk from our office in Lavender Heights — the hub…

Highly Sustainable-Brookfield School Open For Enrollment

With much anticipation, the new campus for Brookfield School was completed last fall and is currently in use! Brookfield School is a private K-8, best known for strong academics, personalized…

87 Year Old Standard Falls!

Since 1928 building codes have assumed that business occupancies needed 100 square feet per occupant. In recognition of changing business practices, the ICC Code Change Committee for Egress has approved…

ROCK STAR IN THE HOUSE!

Joe Lstiburek addressing the ICC Code Hearings on his proposal G 187-15. I never felt so much like a groupie as today! – Jay

G 98-15 disapproved

Today we had G 98-15 disapproved. The clear reasoning was that the term R3 occupancies would include lodging houses, dormitories, and other multi family uses. The committee specifically told us…

Memphis After the Hearings

It is 11:00 PM on Thursday, April 23, 2015. after the hearings Murray and I walked down to Beale Street for jazz and Bar B Que...

News from the ICC Code Hearings

This morning Kevin Reinertson of the State Fire Marshall’s office stopped me in the hall to tell me that not only would he be supporting SVABO’s garage proposals (remove 1,000…

Greetings from Code Hearings

It is 11:45 Memphis time. Hearings today took an interesting turn. The morning we wrapped up Fire and Life Safety – largely with discussions about plastics in exterior building finishes.…

Quick Update From The ICC Code Hearings

This morning Kevin Reinertson of the State Fire Marshall’s office stopped me in the hall to tell me that not only would he be supporting SVABO’s garage proposals (remove 1,000…