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The ICC Pulse Podcast is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. Episodes of the ICC Pulse Podcast will feature interviews with leading industry experts where we will discuss a wide range of topics including current events and new technologies.

The ICC Pulse Podcast is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. Episodes of the ICC Pulse Podcast will feature interviews with leading industry experts where we will discuss a wide range of topics including current events and new technologies.
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The ICC Pulse Podcast is a monthly podcast that offers listeners the inside scoop on the International Code Council and the building safety industry. Episodes of the ICC Pulse Podcast will feature interviews with leading industry experts where we will discuss a wide range of topics including current events and new technologies.

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Episodes

SPECIAL: Seismic Activity & the Searles Valley Earthquake

7/22/2019
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In this special edition episode, we are joined by special guest Ken O’Dell who is a California Structural Engineer and the President of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California. In light of the Searles Valley Earthquakes, O’Dell discusses his work related to seismic activity and shares insight on seismic design provisions in the building code. Episode length: 00:20:31

Duration:00:20:31

Episode 17: Major Jurisdiction Committee

6/19/2019
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In this episode, we interview Wendy Wan from the New York City Department of Buildings and Terry Whitehill, Portland Oregon’s Building Official. Both are members of the Code Council's Major Jurisdiction Committee. Each guest shares information about the committee, as well as the initiatives of their respective jurisdictions.

Duration:00:14:46

SPECIAL EDITION: Securing Clean & Abundant Water

5/13/2019
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RESTalk Host Bill Spohn interviews RESNET Program Director Ryan Meres and Code Council Executive Director of Sustainability Programs Dave Walls for this special ICC and RESNET collaboration episode for Building Safety Month. The guests discuss the new water ratings standard, water efficiency and conservation. Episode length: 00:19:08

Duration:00:19:08

Episode 15: Career Path to Master Code Professional

4/17/2019
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This month we are joined by David Naples, a building code official for Remington & Vernick Engineers in Middletown, Delaware. Since 2006, David has been a Master Code Professional, the highest level of Code Council certification. In this episode, we discuss Dave’s career path to MCP certification. Episode length: 00:14:39

Duration:00:14:39

Episode 14: Interior Design & The Codes

3/20/2019
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In this month's episode, we discuss codes and interior design with American Society of Interior Designers CEO Randy Fiser, Hon. FASID. Episode Length: 00:19:17

Duration:00:19:17

Episode 13: The Global Standards Community

2/28/2019
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Code Council Vice President of Global Services Judy Zakreski appears as the guest host for Episode 13 of the ICC Pulse Podcast. ASTM International President Katharine Morgan joins Judy for a conversation about global standards. With more than three decades of experience in increasingly strategic and managerial roles at ASTM, Kathie is a respected industry leader and one of the world's prominent voices on standardization-related issues. Episode length: 00:28:37

Duration:00:28:37

Episode 12: Federal Government Update

1/23/2019
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In this month’s episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast, Code Council Vice President of Federal Relations Gabe Maser gives an update on the federal government after the 2018 midterm elections. Gabe shares insight on the federal government’s involvement with the codes, various legislative agendas related to the built environment and what to expect from the 116th Congress. Episode Length: 11 min. 41 sec.

Duration:00:11:41

Episode 11: Building a Career in Plumbing

12/19/2018
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Code Council Senior Director of PMG Resources Lee Clifton appears as the guest host for episode 11 of the ICC Pulse Podcast. Clifton's former trainee Damon Premer joins for a conversation about building a career in plumbing. Premer has worked in the plumbing trade for 32 years and is a senior project executive at All Area Plumbing in Commerce, Calif.

Duration:00:17:35

SPECIAL: Hoarding & The Codes

11/26/2018
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In this special edition episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast we are joined by Matt Paxton, top hoarding expert and featured cleaner on the hit television show HOARDERS. Matt, who served as our keynote speaker at this year's Annual Conference in Richmond, Va., shares his expertise about a topic that is inextricably linked to building safety, fire prevention and the codes.

Duration:00:16:38

Episode 10: The Alliance for National and Community Resilience

11/14/2018
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Code Council Vice President of Government Relations and Executive Director for the Alliance for National and Community Resilience (ANCR) Justin Wiley appears as the guest host and resilience prevention expert and ANCR Board of Directors member Ryan Colker joins him for a conversation about ANCR. Ryan is also the Vice President of the National Institute of Building Sciences where he leads the Institute’s efforts to improve the built environment through collaboration of public and private...

Duration:00:11:56

Episode 9: Tiny Homes & Code Enforcement

10/17/2018
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Chief Building Official for Davis, California, Greg Mahoney joins us this month to share industry insight on the new phenomenon of tiny homes, including the challenges these homes present to code officials and the overall impact on housing affordability. Greg also explains Appendix Q of the 2018 International Residential Code which covers tiny home requirements. Episode Duration: 00:21:58

Duration:00:21:57

Episode 8: Welcoming the New Generation of Building Safety Leaders

9/19/2018
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Recent Boise High School graduate Therese Etoka joins us for this month's episode to share her story about her advocacy for code adoption in Boise.

Duration:00:10:10

Episode 7: Plumbing Cross-Connection Control Programs

8/22/2018
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Code Council Senior Director of PMG Resources Lee Clifton appears as the guest host for episode 7 of the ICC Pulse Podcast. Backflow prevention specialist Bruce Rathburn joins Lee for a conversation about plumbing cross-connection control programs. Bruce is the past president of his local chapter of the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA) and the immediate past president of the ABPA International. Episode Duration: 00:08:34

Duration:00:08:33

Episode 6: From Military to Civilian ft. Sergeant First Class Mike Reese

7/18/2018
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This month's episode explore the transition from the military to civilian life. Currently a code services officer in Manhattan, KS, Sergeant First Class Mike Reese joins us to share the fascinating story of his journey from the Army to the world of building safety. Episode Duration: 00:14:35 Additional resources ICC Military Families Career Path Program ICC Learning Center

Duration:00:14:34

Episode 5: ft Mike Pfeiffer & Ed Wirtschoreck

6/20/2018
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In this episode of the ICC Pulse Podcast, ICC's Senior Vice President of Technical Service Mike Pfeiffer joins as our guest host. He and special guest Ed Wirtschoreck, ICC Director of Codes, share a comprehensive recap of the Spring Committee Action Hearings that took place in Columbus, Ohio from April 15-23, 2018. Episode Duration: 00:27:22 More resources Five takeaways from the Committee Action Hearings 2018 Annual Conference and Group A Public Hearings

Duration:00:27:21

Episode 4: Legionella & Building Water Systems

5/18/2018
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In this month's episode, the Code Council interviewed Dr. Janet Stout, a world-renowned expert on Legionella and Legionnaire’s disease. Dr. Stout, president and director of Special Pathogens Laboratory in Pittsburgh and a research associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh, talks about the dangers of Legionella, where it’s most prevalent and how those at risk can protect themselves. Episode Duration: 00:14:55

Duration:00:14:54

Episode 3 ft. FEMA's Eric Letvin & John Ingargiola

4/18/2018
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In this month’s episode we welcome two guests from the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Eric Letvin, FEMA’s Deputy Assistant Administrator of Mitigation and John Ingargiola, Lead Physical Scientist of FEMA’s Building Science Branch join us to discuss pre-disaster mitigation, a prevalent topic after the series of tragic natural disasters in 2017. Episode Duration: 00:24:14 Related article: IBHS selects Roy Wright as...

Duration:00:24:13

Episode 2 ft. Beth Tubbs

3/20/2018
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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...

Duration:00:15:19

Episode 1 feat. Jay Elbettar

2/20/2018
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In episode 1, Whitney Doll, the Code Council’s Director of Communications and podcast host, talks with Board of Directors President Jay Elbettar, P.E., CBO, LEED AP, CASp. Jay shares some of his experiences as a code official, plans for 2018 and updates about various Code Council initiatives. Jay Elbettar, P.E., CBO, LEED AP, CASp is the president of the ICC Board of Directors and a building official for Mission Viejo, Calif. He manages and directs the operation of the Mission Viejo...

Duration:00:20:16