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A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.


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A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

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2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

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.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.

Advanced Energy Design Guidance Offered For Large Hospitals

The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Proposed Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings Open for Public Comment

The standard was first published in 1981, and the need for its requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in current building stock. Public input to the proposed changes is being sought from May 4 until June 18.

ICC Announces Availability of New Green Building Code

The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical construction.

Standard 90.1-2007 Established as National Reference Standard for Federal, Commercial Buildings by DOE

Prior to the new rules, federal and commercial buildings had to meet requirements in the 2004 standard.

Comments On Standard For Existing Buildings Sought

The need for the standard's requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in the country's current building stock. Public review is open until May 25, 2011.

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

Public comments, which can be submitted until this Friday, May 14, will serve as the agenda for the hearings.

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