Changes to the International Fire Code

August 1, 2013

Proposed code changes point to more industry scrutiny. Proposed changes to the International Fire Code (IFC) and International Building Code (IBC) have the potential to affect tent rental companies and manufacturers at every level. Tom Markel, owner of Bravo Events, Buffalo, N.Y., and William Fitch, P.E., principal, Phyrefish Consulting, Miami, Fla., have represented the Tent …

Companies break out the barbeque

A recession casualty, company picnics may be on the verge of a comeback. Fifty-five percent of U.S. companies plan to host a company picnic in 2013—a number that has held steady in recent years, and is down from a pre-recession 64 percent, according to a June report from the Society for Human Resource Management. On …