Code Change 2: Hearings finalized the requirements of the ICC Group A codes, which include the 2015 International Building Code.


Hearings were finalized in the “Final Action Hearings” in regards to the ICC Group A proposals.  This event occurred at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR.  What took place were discussion and confirmation of the requirements of the ICC Group A codes. What is good about this is that it clarified what is included in the IBC (International Building Code) 2015.

Below contains one of the code change proposals of particular interest of which is incorporated in the IBC 2015:

A clarification was provided for the requirement of operable windows in all new multi-family homes or construction in reference to how measurements are performed to best determine if a Window Opening Control Device is necessary. The proposal (E109) was presented by the ICC (International Code Council) Code Technology Committee.