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CodeWatcher NFPA

NFPA Launches Web-Based CodeFinder Tool

New tool has mapping software to show the codes and reference standards being used domestically and internationally. The National Fire Protection ...
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Two New Factories in Washington Bet on Taller Wood Buildings

The two Spokane facilities will create the cross-laminated timbers needed in high-rise wood frames allowed under new codes. As reported ...
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Mayors Can Lead on Climate Action With Better Energy Codes

Cities are the first line of defense to protect their citizens, businesses, and buildings from the harmful effects of climate change ...
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Perilous Pastime: Barbecue Grills on Balconies and Decks

On most residential buildings, neither gas nor charcoal grills can be used underneath other floors. According to the NFPA, "In ...
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Can Arbitrary Code Enforcement Get Your City Sued? You Betcha.

Can Arbitrary Code Enforcement Get Your City Sued? You Betcha.

Here's yet another example why firm and consistent code enforcement is the best policy. As reported by Kaitlin Bain, Yakima ...
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CodeWatcher IAPMO 2021 Codes

IAPMO Closes In On 2021 Uniform Codes

IAPMO advances development of the 2021 editions of the UPC and UMC, forms a Legionella Task Group. During the May 15-18 ...
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