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Demand Rises For Sustainable And Safe Structures

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Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green buildings.

Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

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Presented by TFM and NEMA’s enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be achieved.

NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards

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This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8, 2013.

What Is Energy Use Intensity? ASHRAE Seeks To Define, Educate

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While the importance of building energy performance metrics to reduce energy use is accepted worldwide, there is no single generally accepted definition of that metric. Consequently, ASHRAE is working to define one clear, logical metric to move the building industry toward producing net zero energy buildings by 2030.