Building Performance And Operations At Core Of Plan Proposed By Industry Experts
Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to operations.
Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
New Approach To Energy Code Compliance Clears Hurdle
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.
Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country
Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local level.
Green Design Trends: Raising The Bar
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy efficiency.
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.
Air Curtains Allowable In Pending IgCC
An air curtain (or "air door") employs a stream of air to create an air seal, separating different environments while allowing traffic flow.
Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight
Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.
Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code
Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories high.
IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code
This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.
Rhode Island First State To Adopt Green Construction Code
The IGCC applies to new and existing, traditional and high-performance commercial buildings in the Ocean State. It includes ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1 as a jurisdictional compliance option.
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.
First Integrated Green Construction Code Poised For 2010 Debut
Drafters of IGCC are nearing completion of the first ever integrated green code for traditional and high performance commercial buildings, set for a public release in March.