Obama Mandates I-Codes for Earthquake Resilience

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Obama Mandates I-Codes for Earthquake Resilience

Executive Order calls for use of I-Codes in all new, leased and regulated federal buildings for seismic safety.
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Prior to the start of the White House Earthquake Resilience Summit, President Obama issued an Executive Order, Establishing a Federal Earthquake Risk Standard that calls for new, leased and regulated federal buildings to meet seismic safety provisions outlined in the International Building Code (IBC) and the International Residential Code (IRC). Both model codes are produced by the International Code Council. The IBC and IRC are developed through the Council's governmental consensus process and updated regularly to reflect the latest advancements in building science.

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