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On The Level - August 2019 Edition
August 9, 2019
Articles in the inaugural edition of TDLR On The Level include:
- 86th Session Legislative Round-Up
- Quiz Yourself
- How To Pass Your Elevator/Escalator Acceptance Inspection
- License Revocations
TDLR On The Level is a quarterly newsletter that will provide news and information about TDLR’s building-related programs.
Industrialized Builders are required to present the purchaser of an industrialized house information regarding the limits for filing consumer complaints on industrialized housing and a copy of the final on-site inspection report as defined in 70.10(a) of the administrative rules. TDLR developed a form to help industrialized builders comply with the new administrative rule requirements. Download Consumer Notice, form IHB600. Industrialized builders are not required to use this form, but they are required to notify and provide the consumer specific documents and information in accordance with 70.78(c) of the rules governing industrialized housing and buildings.
Technical Bulletin Concerning Duct Testing in Residential Occupancies
Technical Bulletin #IHB TB 12-01, concerning duct testing in residential occupancies, has been revised to clarify that this change affects industrialized buildings that are classified as Group R-2, R-3, and R-4 occupancies as well as one- and two-family dwellings. Download Technical Bulletin #IHB TB 12-01
Modular Buildings Constructed for use of Employees in Oil and Gas Exploration
'Man camp' is the term currently being used in the modular industry to describe buildings constructed for use of employees of companies involved in oil and gas exploration. These are generally transient lodging buildings and related structures such as dining facilities, commercial kitchens, laundry rooms, and recreation buildings. These buildings are generally covered by the IHB law and rules unless they meet the exemptions in §1202.001 through 1202.003. TDLR has prepared a PowerPoint presentation that outlines the requirements of the IHB law and rules as they apply to these buildings. The PowerPoint presentation can be viewed online. The presentation is also available for download as a PDF (963 KB).
Texas Industrialized Building Code Council Meetings
Upcoming Meeting - January 9, 2020
The next Texas Industrialized Building Code Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the 1st Floor Public Meeting Room of TDLR's North Campus Building, located at 1106 Clayton Lane, Suite 125E, in Austin. When the agenda and staff reports are available, they will be posted online. The meeting will be broadcast live on TDLR's YouTube channel.
Previous Meeting - October 29, 2019
The Texas Industrialized Building Code Council met on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in Austin. The agenda and staff reports (PDF) are available online. The meeting was archived and is available on TDLR's YouTube channel.