ICC Develops Model Building and Fire Codes

The International Code Council (ICC) develops model building construction and fire prevention codes that are adopted by states and jurisdictions. These model codes are revised every three years. The ICC appoints a Fire Code Action Committee (Fire-CAC) to develop code...
What I learned Last Summer

What I learned Last Summer

What I learned last summer came from two diverse experiences. First I was invited to be a member of the ICC Fire Code Action Committee, and secondly, I purchased a Jackson Coosa HD fishing kayak. Both of these experiences were firsts. This is the first time I have...

A Horses Rear End Defined a World Standard

The world standard for broad gauge railway line is 4 feet and 8½ inches between the parallel tracks. This odd figure has its origin in the axle-width of Roman army chariots designed to accommodate the rear ends of two horses yoked side-by-side. Reference Business...

Be Part of the Solution or A Player

The National Football League Competition Committee is a group of eight members chosen from the ranks of the NFL team’s head coaches and managers to oversee the competition and suggest rule changes. * Reference wiki/NFL competition committee The owners select the NFL...