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April 2015 BSJ

CONTENTSAPRIL 2015 con’t 39 Code Council Sponsors NIBS Keynote, ‘Creating High-Performing Resilient Communities’ At NIBS’ Annual Conference and Expo, keynote speaker, James “Tim” T. Ryan, addressed the firstday luncheon, sponsored by the International Code Council. The NIBS Consultative Council released its 2014 report, “Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council.” 49 New Requirements in the 2015 IBC for Accessible Guest Rooms in Hotels By Kimberly Paarlberg When the DOJ adopted the 2010 ADA Standard, they added some criteria for determining the number of Accessible guest rooms required in a hotel (Section 36.406(c)). 42 USAF Begins Offering Volume XIII, Number 2 Building Safety Journal Online®, February 2015, Copyright 2015. Building Safety Journal Online® is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October and December by the International Code Council® (ICC®), Central Regional Office, 4051 Flossmoor Rd., Country Club Hills, Ill., 60478; (888) ICC-SAFE (422-7233); www.iccsafe.org. 04 Message from the President 07 News // 07 Member News // 07 ICC News // 08 Significant Code Changes // 08 New Products // 08 MCP Spotlight // 08 Building Valuation Data // 51 Industry News // 51 Event Calendar 52 Update to the Members 09 ICC-ES: Where Innovation Meets Safety in the Construction Zone Past Issues To access the Building Safety Journal Online archives, click here. INSIDE ICC PLUS con’t ETC DEPARTMENTS ICC’s Commercial Building Inspector Certification By Nick Reiher Senior Master Sgt. Rigoberto Chacon convinced the Department of Defense the Air Force should offer ICC’s Commercial Building Inspector certification to more than 1,600 active Guard and Reserve personnel, along with some 2,500 civilians who work with the Air Force. 44 Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: Focusing on Facility Safety Requirements Part 2 of a Two-Part Series By Nick Barilo In this article we examine specific safety requirements for facilities using hydrogen. Topics discussed include high-pressure gas safety, electrical safety and outdoor separation distance. APRIL 2015 | 03


April 2015 BSJ
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