New National Green Code To Debut This Spring!

The International Green Construction Code

The first national Green Construction Code is set to be released sometime this spring.  Already there is some discussion about the value of such a code.  On one side, hooray for the government adopting a green construction code and on the other hand, why is a new green code necessary when there are already energy guidelines written into other codes, i.e. the IECC (energy code) and the IRC/IBC (building codes)?

Some of the comments about the new code include taints of “communism”.  If  you would like to read a response to one of these comments, Green Building Advisor’s Vera Novak has written an interesting response to one commentator with a bit of building history involved.  Click here to read the article…

If you would like to learn more about the new code debuting this spring or watch a free webinar about the differences in the new and existing codes click here….

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