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Organizations Partner to Develop U.S. Green Building Code

With a shared interest in developing green building guidelines, a group of like-minded building professionals, energy and lighting engineers, sustainability advocates, architects, and standards writers have come together to develop a comprehensive model green building code designed to advance green building practices across the United States. The organizations involved are the International Code Council (ICC); the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); the American Institute of Architects (AIA); and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). These groups have launched the International Green Construction Code (IGCC), representing the merger of two national efforts to develop adoptable and enforceable green building codes. Read more

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