After five years of code drafting, coupled with proposed changes submitted in the current 2001 Code Development Cycle,the International Code Council(ICC) (Falls Church, VA) is publishing the 2001 Edition of the ICC Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities (ICCPC). This document represents the culmination of several interim drafts released in August 1998, August 1999 and a Final Draft dated August 2000. The 2001 edition of the ICCPC is expected to be available at the end of December 2001, and will include the approved revisions from the 2001 Code Development Cycle, which saw a myriad of proposals from interested and affected parties.