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  • Sudhir Jindal is a Professional Engineer and Plans Examiner for the State of Ohio with responsibilities of ensuring compliance with building codes and ordinances focused on energy efficiency with all buildings at the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Industrial Compliance.

    Mr. Jindal became an Energy Code Ambassador in late 2013....

    posted by Seul Rhee | February 24, 2015
  • Although statewide adoption in Texas is not automatic upon publication of new code editions by ASHRAE or ICC, Texas is one of the few states with progressive local energy code adoption. Certainly such active energy code adoption in local jurisdictions is due to passionate local code officials and energy code advocates who raise awareness of the benefits of...

    posted by Seul Rhee | December 22, 2014
  • Much of the success of advancing and promoting energy code adoption and implementation can be attributed to tireless work behind the scenes by people like our Energy Code Champions. For more than 20 years, David Weitz has contributed smart thought and energy efficiency leadership to developing technical best practices for building code design and building...

    posted by Seul Rhee | October 16, 2014
  • Previously, participating in Committee Action Hearings or Public Comment Hearings meant expensive travel for up to a week each time; a privilege usually reserved for major jurisdictions with the budget to allow that. cdpACCESS will completely democratize the model code development process. Eliminating the time-...

    posted by Seul Rhee | July 31, 2014
  • In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a historic plan under the Clean Air Act’s Section 111(d) to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the nation’s largest source: existing power plants. Because 71 percent of America’s electricity is consumed by residential and commercial buildings, building energy codes – which have proven to be among the most cost effective measures to reduce carbon emissions – should be a...

    posted by Seul Rhee | July 31, 2014
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