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 39: On California's Code Adoptions and Dedicating a Career to Building Safety
In this episode, Sara Yerkes, Code Council Senior VP of Government Relations talks with Bob Raymer, Senior Engineer and Technical Director at CBIA Sacramento, about his experience with California’s code adoptions and on his career as a code official.
Episode 38: On Resilience and Sustainability with NIBS
In this episode, Sara Yerkes, Code Council Senior VP of Government Relations and Lakisha Woods, President and CEO of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) discuss the NIBS and ICC’s shared commitments to resilience and sustainability.
Episode 37: FEMA’s Building Codes Save: A Nationwide Study
In this episode, Gabe Maser, Code Council Vice President of Government Relations and National Strategy talks with Edward Laatsch, Director of the Planning, Safety and Building Science Division at FEMA about FEMA’s recent report Building Codes Save – A Nationwide Study of Loss Prevention.
Links to topics referenced in this episode can be found on our podcast homepage at www.iccsafe.org/icc-pulse-podcast/.
Episode 36: Special Inspections
In this episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast, Code Council Assessment Center Program Manager / Test Developer Doug Hatch talks with Special Inspector and Senior Project Manager Kenneth Morong about special inspectors and the benefits of special inspections.
Episode Length: 00:21:31
Episode 35: Modernizing Chicago's Building Regulations
In this episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast, Senior Vice President of Government Relations Sara Yerkes talks with returning guest, Managing Deputy Commissioner of the City of Chicago DOB Grant Ullrich, on the current development of the City of Chicago’s building regulations. Last year, Grant was on the show to talk about the City’s code adoptions. This episode follows how the Code Council and the City are working together on the production of Chicago’s new building regulations.
Episode Length: 00:24:4
Episode 34: A Look Back at New York City’s Department of Buildings COVID-19 Regulations
In this season finale episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast, we look back at a conversation recorded earlier this year between Code Council Vice President of Government Relations Dottie Mazzarella and President and CEO of the Building Trades Employers’ Association (BTEA) Lou Coletti on how building officials and contractors in New York City swiftly worked together in response to COVID-19.
Episode Length: 00:22:48
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.
Just more shameless self promotion from ICC...
Just another channel for icc to blow hot air
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.