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Why the 2018 IgCC is Critical to the Future of Green Building

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Why the 2018 IgCC is Critical to the Future of Green Building

Originally published on January 23, 2019 by BNP Media through the Building Enclosure Blog. It has been nearly half a decade since the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the International Code Council (ICC); the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES); and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) signed a Moratorium of Understanding to better align green building goals through ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), and the LEED certification system. For years, these groups had been working on their owner….

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What the IgCC Will Mean for LEED

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What the IgCC Will Mean for LEED

This week, the International Code Council (ICC) released Public Version 2.0 of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). For those who may be unfamiliar with the IgCC, in 2009 the ICC launched an initiative to develop a model code for the new and existing commercial building sector that would address green building design and performance. The AIA and ASTM International served as Cooperating Sponsors and played vital roles in the development of the IgCC. Additionally, ASHRAE, IESNA, and USGBC joined….

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