The International Codes (I-Codes), developed by the International Code Council, are a family of fifteen coordinated, modern building safety codes that help ensure the engineering of safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures.
The I-Codes are the most widely accepted, comprehensive set of model codes used in the United States. All fifty states, the District of Columbia, and many other countries have adopted the I-Codes at the state or jurisdictional level.
The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC). It has been adopted for use as a base code standard by most jurisdictions in the United States. It may also be used in Abu Dhabi, the Caribbean Community, Colombia, Georgia, Honduras, Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia. The IBC addresses both health and safety concerns for buildings based upon prescriptive and performance related requirements. The IBC is fully compatible with all other published ICC codes. The code provisions are intended to protect public health and safety while avoiding both unnecessary costs and preferential treatment of specific materials or methods of construction.
The international residential code establishes minimum requirements for one- and two family dwellings and townhouses using prescriptive provisions. It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new building designs. This 2018 edition is fully compatible with all of the international Codes published by the ICC.
An integral part of building codes in the United States, Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI 7-16) describes the means for determining dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, snow, rain, atmospheric ice, earthquake, and wind loads, and their combinations for general structural design.
AISI S100-16: North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition with Supplement 1 (AISI S100-16w/S1-18). This standard governs the engineering design of cold-formed steel structures.
AISI S220-15: North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Nonstructural Members, 2015 Edition. This standard is to address requirements for construction with nonstructural members made from cold-formed steel.
AISI S240-15: North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2015 Edition. This standard applies to the design and installation of structural members and connections utilized in cold-formed steel light-frame construction applications.