Tag: icc 500-2008

  • Navigating Changes to Tornado Shelter Codes

    The 2015 International Building Code (IBC) mandates the construction of tornado shelters for occupants of new K-12 schools, critical emergency operations centers, and fire and police stations within the 250-miles-per-hour wind zone in the U.S. The adoption of the ICC 500-2014, ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters (ICC 500-2014) will change…