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News & Media

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

News Release

American Concrete Institute and ICC-ES in Support of Carbon Neutrality

ICC-ES and American Concrete Institute (ACI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in which both parties agree to effectively collaborate efforts on issues related to carbon-neutral concrete. Read more...

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New IRC Equivalency Evaluation Report Program Streamlines Building Permit Process

The first EER, an innovative new offering from ICC-ES- an IRC Equivalency Evaluation Report, has been issued to Helix Steel for Helix® Micro Rebar® highlighting the residential application of this concrete product. Read more...

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Korea Testing & Research Institute and ICC-ES Enter Memorandum of Understanding

Both parties agree to provide services to streamline the process of testing and listing for American and Korean manufacturers.

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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...

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ICC Evaluation Service and ICC NTA Receive Approval to Issue UAE Certificates of Compliance for the Civil Defense Authority

The Civil Defense Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially added both ICC-ES to their list of approved international certification bodies and testing laboratories. Read more...

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ICC-ES Issues First Supplement to Oregon Building Code under AC449 for Tension-controlled Open Web Steel Joists

The first supplement to the 2019 Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC) issued, highlighting the growing need for proof of code compliance to local building codes. Read more...

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First ICC-ES Evaluation Report under AC491 issued to ELCO Construction Products

Acceptance Criteria for Self-drilling Tapping Screws Used with Aluminum (AC491) establishes provisions for the unique mechanical properties for screws used with aluminum. Read more...

Article

Featured in PHCP Pros
Why Conformity Assessment for Plumbing Fixtures is Critical

Accredited test labs ensure that products will perform as intended, as well as their durability and suitability for use. Read more...