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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
  • 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
  • Buried and/or encapsulated ducts (BEDs) have been the subject of building science research for more than a decade, particularly through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building America (BA) program. As a result of BA research, BEDs have been incorporated into several energy conservation codes and standards. For example, buried ducts are compliant, when properly installed, with Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations (CEC 2007, 2008), which governs construction of buildings...
    posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014
  • The Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign offers awards, recognition, and support to encourage owners and managers of buildings, parking lots, and parking structures to take advantage of proven high-efficiency lighting technology. The Campaign was launched by BOMA, the Green Parking Council, and the International Facility Management Association, with technical assistance from the U.S....
    posted by Anonymous | January 15, 2014
    Atlantic City, N.J., October 8, 2013 – Sound energy policy prevailed as local and state governmental officials rejected dozens of builder-sponsored home efficiency rollback proposals in a three-day marathon meeting convened by the International Code Council (ICC) to develop the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
    “Today was a victory for America’s homebuyers,” said...
    posted by Anonymous | October 8, 2013
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