The time has come again for us to be a part of our future…for you to be a part of your future. The International Code Council released the proposed changes to the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) on March 11th. The ideas contained in these proposals come from professionals and non-professionals from all corners of the construction industry and from all over the nation and result in the 2015 IRC. Now is the time for the decking industry to review these ideas and see how they affect our industry, both positive and negative.
In only a handful of weeks, I will be in Dallas at the ICC Committee action hearings representing NADRA to speak in opposition or support for any proposals that affect our industry. The hearings run from April 20th to 31st, where over 2,000 individual proposed changes will be discussed.
The decisions made from now until this Fall will be those that determine what code will be published in 2015 and what you will be working under in 2016 and beyond. NADRA needs your help reviewing these proposals to determine which ones matter to us and our opinion of them. Please follow the link found HERE to ICC’s website and choose a PDF to download and begin reviewing. Please keep us informed of your efforts and opinions in the next few weeks, as official NADRA positions on proposals need to be determined well before the hearings. We need your opinions to know our position. Now is the time, and there’s not much of it.
On behalf of the NADRA leadership and membership and most certainly on behalf of myself, I look forward to working together to create our future.
NADRA Technical Advisor