Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. International Green Construction Code articles below.
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.
Building on past outreach, ASHRAE and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing them to working together in a variety of built environment areas.
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.
Industry experts plan for future focused on commercial building performance outcomes, increased attention to operations.
Outcome-based path would focus on a building’s energy performance during operation.
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy efficiency.