Thursday, July 9, 2015

New Code Updates

by Chuck Osterday

As part of our commitment to help manufacturers and builders create the safest homes and make the inspection process as painless as possible, NTA stays on top of all the latest code changes nationwide.  Some of the more recent and important ones to be aware of are listed below. 

For questions on these or any other code changes, feel free to contact us.

California
2013 California Building Standards Code Supplement – 7/01/2015
2013 Energy Conservation Code for Commercial - Update to current software and appliance certification - 7/01/2015
2013 Energy Conservation for Residential - Appliance certification for CA (online verification for energy compliant appliances - water heaters, dishwashers, etc.) - 07/01/2015

Florida
5th Edition 2014 Florida Building Code (Commercial) – 6/30/2015
2011 National Electrical Code
5th Edition 2014 Florida Residential Code (1&2 Family Dwellings) – 6/30/2015

Illinois
2014 Illinois Plumbing Code (Part 890) – 4/24/2014

Michigan
2014 NEC w/ Michigan Part 8 Amendments (All Buildings other than 1&2 Family Dwellings and Townhouses under the MRC – 6/18/2015

Minnesota
2015 Minnesota Building Code (2012 I-Codes) – 6/02/2015
2015 Minnesota Commercial Energy Code (Chapter 1323) – 6/02/2015

Texas
Chapter 70 Rule Change (Increasing Ind. Housing & Ind. Buildings) 3 St to 4 St and 49 Ft to 60 Ft) – 9/01/2015

Virginia
2012 Virginia Statewide Construction Code – In Full Effect 7/14/15


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