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News & Media

Catch up on the latest news highlights and industry insights from ICC-ES.

News Release

ICC-ES Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity Orange County

ICC-ES partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County (Habitat OC) on November 10 in Santa Ana, California for a day of team building and charitable contribution.

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ICC-ES Granted Notified Body Status by Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO)

This cooperation will help manufacturers looking to expand internationally by providing product evaluation reports that can be accepted in the Middle East. Read more...

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American Concrete Institute and ICC-ES Enter Memorandum of Understanding in Support of Nonmetallic Building Materials

The partnership will include ICC-ES and ACI Center of Excellence NEx working together in supporting the use of nonmetallic materials and nonmetallic concrete technologies, developing and advocating the adoption of codes and standards, and development of Acceptance Criteria (AC). Read more...

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First ICC-ES Canadian Listing Report for Vinyl Siding Issued to CertainTeed

ICC-ES has issued the first listing report to ASTM D3679, Specification for Rigid Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Siding, to CertainTeed. ASTM D3679 is referenced in the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) 2020.

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ICC-ES Expands One-Stop Shop for International Certification

ICC Evaluation Service and the China Academy of Building Research have signed and agreement to provide clients with streamlined international product evaluation and testing services.

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Article

Featured in Structure magazine
Alternative Cements
by Mahmut Ekenel, Ph.D., P.E., ICC-ES Senior Staff Engineer

As the most widely used manufactured material on the globe, concrete is one of the materials that may be considered part of society’s foundation. Concrete can be a highly durable, resilient, and affordable...  Read more...

News Release

First ICC-ES Report to AC509 for 3D Concrete Walls Issued to Black Buffalo 3D Corporation

AC509 establishes guidelines for evaluation of the material and durability properties of proprietary 3D concrete and the structural performance and fire-resistance of 3D concrete walls.

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Article

Featured in Green Building & Design
Building Sustainability and Code Compliance into Design

When we think about sustainability, the three pillars of economy, society, and the environment come to mind. These same principles can be applied to the construction of buildings. Read more...