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ICC Pulse Podcast


Mar 20, 2018

Beth Tubbs, a senior staff engineer with the International Code Council Codes and Standards Development department joins us this month. She has been with the Code Council since 1995 and she is currently the secretariat to the International Existing Building Code, the International Fire Code, and ICC Performance Code. Beth is also the lead staff on the Fire Code Action Committee.

Beth has extensive experience in fire protection engineering and shares insight on the lingering effects of the Grenfell Tower fire in London last year and how the Code Council and others in the codes and standards community have responded.

Additional resources: 

ICC article: "Combustible exterior wall ‘cladding’ systems: An ICC perspective"

NFPA's risk management tool:Exterior Façade Fire Evaluation Comparison Tool (EFFECT)

ICC and SFPE's jiont publication: "Engineering Guide: Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings"