ICC 500 - 2020: Updates to the 2014 Standard for Storm Shelters

The latest version of the ICC 500 Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters will be published soon for adoption by the 2021 IBC.  Please join us as we dive into some of the significant changes that will impact your future planning and design projects that include storm shelters, including accessibility, fire safety, and critical support systems.  We will also cover related changes to the 2021 IBC.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe and evaluate changes to the 2021 IBC section 423 language for storm shelters.
  • Interpret and clarify significant changes to the ICC 500 - 2020.
  • Illustrate changes regarding storm shelter signage.
  • Applying requirements of the updated Chapter 6 Fire Safety and Chapter 7 Essential Features.

Presenter:  Daniel Dain, AIA

Daniel A. Dain, AIA is a Principal at Huckabee with two decades of experience providing architectural services in the education sector, and a subject matter expert in storm shelters. He offers extensive knowledge in quality assurance and control as a licensed architect in New York and Texas, serves on the National Storm Shelter Association’s Board and Design Practices Committee, and working with the ICC 500 committee on the forthcoming 2020 edition.