More ICC-ES Building Product Listings Issued
The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Building Product Listing Program continues to grow. Insulation Solutions recently received ESL-1009 for NuAge Films™6+. This listing conforms to ASTM D4397-10, Standard Specification for Polyethylene Sheeting for Construction, Industrial, and Agricultural Application. The product is plastic sheeting that can be used in a wide range of construction, industrial and agricultural applications. NuAge Films are designed and manufactured utilizing prime grade virgin resin and are available in widths ranging from 8 ft. to 20 ft.
“Insulation Solutions, Inc. sought ICC-ES, the most recognized product evaluation and listing service available to issue our building product listing,” said Dario Lamberti, CSI, Product Manager Insulation Solutions, Inc. – Moisture Control Division. “The ICC-ES Building Products Listing is beneficial for Nu-Age Films by showing code officials that it meets the requirements as stated in consensus standard ASTM D4397-10, Standard Specification for Polyethylene Sheeting for Construction, Industrial, and Agricultural Application. We are very pleased with the professionalism behind the ICC-ES Building Products Listing program and highly recommend this program for building product manufacturers seeking to show compliance with consensus standards.
ICC-ES also issued a second building product listing (ESL-1007) to Loos & Co., for its Seismic Wire Rope/Cable ™ Bracing System Components. This listing conforms to ASCE 19-10, Structural Applications of Steel Cables for Buildings, ASTM A1023-09, Standard Specification for Stranded Carbon Steel Wire Ropes for General Purposes and is in compliance with the requirements for tension-only bracing systems using the requirements of ASCE 19-10, as referenced in Section 2208.1 of the 2012 International Building Code®. The new CSI sections included in ESL-1007 include Special Construction, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), Integrated Automation, Electrical, Communications and Electronic Safety and Security.
“This ICC-ES Listing for Cable Type Seismic Sway Bracing of pipes, ducts, conduit and other non-structural building equipment provides the best method for building officials, design professionals and contractors to verify compliance with the seismic brace requirements of the ASCE 19-10 and ASTM A1023-09,” said Dan Duggan, Seismic Technology, Manager Loos & Co., Inc. and a member of the NFPA-13 and ASCE-19 Committees and the UL 203 STP. “For those who comply, an ICC-ES Listing is fast and affordable through the ICC-ES Listing Program.”
“ICC-ES’ respected reputation in innovative product evaluation is well known,” said ICC-ES President, Shahin Moinian. “We are now using that experience and reputation to list building products to consensus standards. ICC-ES provides a complete comprehensive program for our clients. Code officials look for our listing reports because of this rigorous review.”
The new building product listing program offers manufacturers an additional certification option that indicates to code officials they are approving products in the following categoriesthat comply with consensus standards referenced in building codes. To qualify for the program, a product must meet requirements in a standard specifically listed in the applicable I-Codes. Products already referenced in the IBC or the International Residential Code® (IRC), and used as intended by the codes, also qualify for an ICC-ES listing.
If the product successfully meets applicable requirements, ICC-ES will issue the listing within eight weeks or less of the initial application. To find out if your product qualifies for this program, contact Barry Johnson, 1-800-423-6587 ext. 5220/ email@example.com, or Michael Temesvary, 1-800-423-6587 ext. 3877/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. Reports from both listing programs are now accepted in Canada. The ICC-ES Environmental Programs issue VAR environmental reports that verify a product meets specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, green rating systems and ICC-ES environmental criteria. The Environmental Programs offer Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and validation/verification of EPDs to meet global market demand for science-based, transparent, quality-assured information about a product’s environmental performance. ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council® (ICC®). For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.