NEW YORK — The Certified Steel Stud Association (CSSA) announced today that all members have achieved CSSA Code Compliance Certification. The CSSA worked closely with the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) to develop an industry-leading code compliance program, and ICC-ES is the administrator of the CSSA Code Compliance Program. Starting immediately, all certified facilities will be placing the CSSA/ICC-ES Certification label on all ViperStud and Structural Stud and Track.

A public list of certified facilities is maintained online.A list of certified facilities is also maintained in ICC-ES ESR-2620 and ESR-3016. Please refer to the CSSA Code Compliance Certification Supplement in ESR-2620 (p.8-9) and ESR-3016 (p. 24-25) for more information.

The sole purpose of CSSA is to enroll distributor-friendly manufacturer members into the certification program managed by ICC-ES; a subsidiary of the International Code Council (ICC), which develops the International Building Code (IBC). ICC-ES is an ANSI accredited listing agency fully complying with section 1703 of the IBC.

“By partnering with ICC-ES and giving ICC-ES complete control over code compliance certification, the CSSA is leading the way with the most widely recognized and industry-leading code evaluation agency,” said CSSA Chairman Chip Gardner.“The CSSA looks forward to continuing to promote third-party code compliance verification for the industry.”

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