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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...
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.
Featured in Structure magazine
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...
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.