50 episodes

The ICC Pulse Podcast is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. Episodes of the ICC Pulse Podcast will feature interviews with leading industry experts where we will discuss a wide range of topics including current events and new technologies.

ICC Pulse Podcast International Code Council: Non-profit, building codes

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    • 4.2 • 22 Ratings

The ICC Pulse Podcast is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. Episodes of the ICC Pulse Podcast will feature interviews with leading industry experts where we will discuss a wide range of topics including current events and new technologies.

    Episode 48: Building Safety, a Global Mission

    Episode 48: Building Safety, a Global Mission

    This episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast brings in experts from the International Code Council to discuss building safety internationally.  Listen as we take a deep dive of the Code Council's global strategy, explore custom solutions for countries outside of the U.S. and talk about the Code Council’s growing presence in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) and Oceania regions.
    This episode is sponsored by the American Concrete Institute, iPlanTables and Simpson Strong-Tie.
    Guests on the show:
    Judy Zakreski Mark Johnson Mohamed Amer Neil Savery Links to related and referenced topics in this episode:
    Global Resiliency Dialogue Global Building Codes Tool ICC Global Services ICC Performance Code Learn more about the MENA Building Science Advisory Council Learn more about the ICC Family of Solutions, including ICC NTA, ICC-ES and General Code Visit www.iccsafe.org/icc-pulse-podcast for more episodes including show notes, guest bios and resources

    • 1 hr
    Episode 47: Living with Fire: How Wildland-Urban Interface Fires Impact Everyone

    Episode 47: Living with Fire: How Wildland-Urban Interface Fires Impact Everyone

    The ICC Pulse Podcast is back with a new format and quarterly episodes! Through a series of interviews with Code Council experts and U.S. fire service professionals, this episode explores wildfires in the wildland-urban interface, or in short, the WUI. We’ll define the WUI, debunk common misconceptions about wildfires, address the challenges of getting communities who are at risk to become more fire-adapted and outline the steps we can do now to prevent major impact of wildfire damage and casualties, which includes planning and preparedness on a community level and building to modern codes and standards for prevention and mitigation. 
    This episode is sponsored by Verisk and Clariti Software. 
    Visit www.iccsafe.org/icc-pulse-podcast for the show notes, including guest bios and resources referenced in the episode.

    • 57 min
    Episode 46: Update to the 2021 International Residential Code on Under-slab Vapor Barriers

    Episode 46: Update to the 2021 International Residential Code on Under-slab Vapor Barriers

    In this episode, Steve Jones, Code Council Lead Senior Government Relations Regional Manager, talks with Dario Lamberti, General Manager of the Engineered Films Division at ISI Building Products on a recent update to the 2021 International Residential Code on under-slab vapor retarders. They go in-depth on the significance of this code update; the manufacturing, installation and selection of high-performance vapor barriers; and the overall importance of engaging in the code development process. This episode is sponsored by ISI Building Products.
    Links to related and referenced topics in this episode:
    ISI Building Products Insul-Tarp Under-Slab Insulation Viper II Under-Slab Vapor Barriers Benefits of Participating in the ICC Code Development Process ICC Code Development Process Dario’s Favorite Building: Michigan Stadium

    • 21 min
    Episode 45: Women in Construction and Building Safety: Career path achievement through accessibility

    Episode 45: Women in Construction and Building Safety: Career path achievement through accessibility

    In this episode, Cecilia Muela, Building Official and Assistant Director with 4LEAF, Inc., and Code Council Instructor, talks with Rachel Patterson, Code Enforcement Officer with the Town of Erie, Colorado; Aleris Dunn, Chief Building Official with the City of Rohnert Park, California; Hilda Martinez, Code Enforcement Investigator with the City of Brownsville, Texas; and Lucero Aréchiga, Senior Public Information Officer for the City of Austin, Texas about their experiences in entering the building safety profession and ways to access resources and opportunities to encourage career growth in the field.
    Links to related and referenced topics in this episode:
    Women Leaders in Code Enforcement Symposium The Code Council’s Safety 2.0 Program Emerging Leaders Membership Council Favorite Buildings: Rachel: Sydney Opera House Lucero: Pyramid at the Louvre and the New York Public Library Hilda: Historic Preservation Communities Aleris: Solano County Government Center

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 44: Code Enforcement Officer Safety

    Episode 44: Code Enforcement Officer Safety

    In this episode, JC Hudgison, member of the Code Council’s Emerging Leaders Membership Council and CBO for the City of Tampa and Justin Edson, President of the Code Enforcement Officer Safety Foundation (CEOSF) discuss the hidden dangers code officials encounter on the job and the importance of spreading awareness of code enforcement officer safety. Links to topics referenced in this episode:  CEOSF website - https://www.codeofficersafety.org/ Episode Length: 00:26:32

    • 26 min
    Episode 43: Elevator Safety

    Episode 43: Elevator Safety

    In this episode, Amy Blankenbiller, Executive Director of the National Elevator Industry Incorporated talks with Dottie Mazzarella, Vice President for Government Relations for the International Code Council about the role of codes and elevator safety as we begin to emerge from the coronavirus crisis. 

    Links to topics referenced in this episode: 
    NEII Home Page: https://nationalelevatorindustry.org/ NEII Model Safety Codes: https://nationalelevatorindustry.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Model-Code-Info-Sheet.pdf Episode Length: 00:37:36

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

SeekOutWisdom ,

Engaging for building safety professionals

The International CodeCouncil's Pulse podcast is great way to connect with the wisdom of building safety professionals. There is so much to learn about this important topic, and this is a convenient and engaging means of staying ahead of the issues facing the built environment.

Dan Gibbs ,

Just more shameless self promotion from ICC...

Just another channel for icc to blow hot air

P.Ross22 ,

NERD ALERT!

As a political science student, I love hearing how the industry of building codes works! Definitely worth a listen if you want to learn about the buildings around you and who helped make them safe.

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