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week of Building Safety Month spotlights a specific area of building safety. ICC encourages your participation in Building Safety Month and appreciates the support from all Building Safety Month sponsors. Read more ICC’s Dorothy Harris Honored by BIANCO ICC Government Relations Vice President Dorothy Harris was honored by the Building Inspectors Association of Nassau County (BIANCO) during the Chapter’s 62nd Annual Awards Dinner and Dance in Syosset, N.Y. Harris was recognized for her outstanding support and continued commitment towards maintaining an alliance between BIANCO and the Code Council. Significant Changes to the 2015 IPC/IMC/ IFGC An addition to Section 307.6 of the International Fuel Gas Code states that condensate pumps located in uninhabitable spaces and used with condensing fuel-fired appliances and cooling equipment must be connected to the appliance or equipment served by the pump to prevent water damage in the event of pump failure. Read more The following new products are available from the ICC Store • 2014 Florida Codes • 2015 IBC Code and Commentary • 2015 IRC Study Companion • Firestopping, Joint Systems and Dampers • Fire Inspector’s Guide: Based on the 2015 IFC • Plumbing Venting: Decoding Chapter 9 of the IPC • 2014 CASH: California Access Specialists Handbook For a complete list of items available, click here. Two Millennial Code Officials Achieve MCP Great things can be accomplished at any age, when you put your mind to it. Andre Jaen, 24, and Chance Price, at 27, both achieved the designation of ICC Master Code Professional—the highest level of certification the Code Council, while still in the early years of their career. Read more about their journey to MCP here. Join the Ranks: Become a Master Code Professional More than 800 individuals have earned the Code Council’s highest certification since 2004. The achieve-ment of the MCP designation has become the gold standard for demonstrating proficiency in the building and fire safety profession. By becoming a Master Code Professional, you can increase earnings and advance your career. The Council has certified thousands of individuals, but only a select number have attained this high level of achievement. To obtain MCP requires and demonstrates commitment to the profession, diverse knowledge of codes and a high level of self-initiative. Click here for information on requirements needed to achieve the Master Code Professional designation. Read more Building Valuation Data The International Code Council is pleased to provide the following Building Valuation Data (BVD) for its Members. The BVD is updated at six-month intervals. Click here for the February 2015 update. Click here to view the BVD archives. NEWSAPRIL 2015 con’t ICC NEWS CON’T SIGINIFICANT CODE CHANGES MCP SPOTLIGHT NEW PRODUCTS BVD APRIL 2015 | 08


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