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  • 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
  • Maureen Guttman, President of the Building Codes Assistance Project, exhorts architects to take more responsibility for model energy code adoption and implementation.

    How can architects build a new world of sustainable communities? By taking more responsibility for model energy code adoption and implementation. At the Hanley Wood Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit, held in conjunction with the 2014 Greenbuild in New Orleans, BCAP President Maureen Guttman encourages architects to let...

    posted by Seul Rhee | December 22, 2014
  • Written by Ryan Meres and Seul Rhee 

    energycodecomplianceEnergy efficiency advocates, governments, utilities, and others that fund energy code compliance initiatives often...

    posted by Seul Rhee | November 19, 2014
  • The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Energy and Recycling Office has opened registration for several events tied to energy-code compliance in buildings. These events include 2012 IECC Applications, Right-Sized HVAC Design, Code Compliance with REM/Rate and two training events focused on Commercial Energy Modeling to be conducted at...

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    posted by Seul Rhee | November 5, 2014
  • Comment period for amending the Illinois Energy Conservation Code is now open. 

    The Capital Development Board (CDB), in conjunction with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, is beginning the update cycle for the Illinois Energy Conservation Code from the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) to the 2015 IECC. Proposed amendments will be accepted by the Illinois Energy Conservation Advisory Committee from July 1, 2014 - December 1, 2014...

    posted by Seul Rhee | November 5, 2014
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