Prepare Your Low-Slope Roofing Projects to Meet the 2021 ICC Codes

Summary of revisions to the ICC Building, Energy Conservation and Existing Building Codes
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Sponsored by Duro-Last
Presented by Mike Ennis and Amanda Hickman

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the code development process and timing between new editions of the ICC family of codes.
  2. Review the revisions that have been made to the 2021 International Building Code and their practical impact on low-slope roofing systems.
  3. Explore the revisions that have been made to the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code and their practical impact on low-slope roofing systems.
  4. Discuss the revisions that have been made to the 2021 International Existing Building Code and their practical impact on low-slope roofing systems.


This test is no longer available for credit

This course will provide a summary of the code development process and revisions to the International Building, Energy Conservation and Existing Building Codes that will be effective in 2021 that impact low-slope roofing systems.

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Mike Ennis has 43-years of experience in the commercial building envelope industry. The first 30 years he worked with the Dow Chemical Company where he was the North American New Products Development Leader. For the last 13 years he has been Technical Director of SPRI, Inc. the industry association representing manufacturers of single-ply roof membranes, associated components, testing laboratories and design professionals. He is a Registered Roof Consultant with RCI, Inc. and a member of ASHRAE and ASTM Committees D08, E60 and E05. Mike serves on the Board of Directors for the Cool Roof Rating Council and RICOWI, Inc. and the RICOWI Foundation.


Amanda Hickman serves as President and Consultant at The Hickman Group, an independent code-consulting firm located in Plantation, Fla. She has been in the code and standard development process for over a decade. She develops, oversees and administers The Hickman Group’s client programs in order to advance client objectives in the various code/standard development and revision processes throughout the U.S. Amanda maintains relationships with numerous regulatory agencies and associations such as the International Code Council (ICC), United States Department of Energy, National Association of Home Builders and various other state code bodies throughout the U.S. She has served on numerous committees, currently, the ICC’s Sustainability, Energy, High Performance Building Code Action Committee, ASHRAE 90.1, and The Energy Rating Index Workgroup for the Florida Building Commission and was recently asked to serve as Advisory Technical Committee member for the Commercial Building Energy Code Field Study for the U.S. Department of Energy through the Institute for Market Transformation.


Duro-Last<sup>®</sup>, Inc. Known as the “World’s Best Roof®”, Duro-Last®, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems. Factory controlled custom-fabrication can eliminate up to 85 percent of field seams, resulting in lower on-site labor costs and easier installation. Duro-Last’s roofing systems are sustainable and extremely durable. Over two billion square feet of Duro-Last membrane has been installed throughout North America. Duro-Last is headquartered in Saginaw, Mich. with additional manufacturing facilities in Grants Pass, Ore.; Jackson, Miss.; Sigourney, Iowa; Carrollton, Texas; and Ludlow, Mass. For more information on Duro-Last, call 800-248-0280 or visit


Originally published in November 2019