UPDATE: 2021 International Energy Conservation Code, Local Governments Vote
In December 2019, voting results on the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) were announced. Currently, there are challenges being raised to the voting results, in three specific areas.
Tubelite Unveils New 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall
Tubelite Inc.'s new 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall is a thermally broken curtainwall product designed to meet or exceed today’s stringent energy codes.
New Energy Code in MI Impacts Lighting Controls
Take a look at these changes in the 2015 Michigan Energy Code that will take effect on September 20, 2017.
Preliminary Energy Savings For ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard
According to recent analysis by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program, more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the new version — compared to the 2004 baseline.
Solarban 70XL Glass Marks 10 Year Anniversary
Developed by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG), this high-performance, triple-silver-coated, solar control low-e glass was introduced in 2006.
2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published
A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.
Excellence in Energy Efficiency Recognized
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the City of Chula Vista, CA, and an Illinois industry expert are honored for their energy code compliance efforts.
New Energy Code Adopted by Massachusetts
The stretch code applies to new and existing building types, but the standards related to new, small- and mid-sized commercial buildings are based on a protocol developed by New Buildings Institute (NBI) called Core Performance.