27 Mar '12, 10pm

MT @edcmagazine - ICC announces availability of new Green Code for constructing and remodeling bldgs #sustainability

A new model code for constructing and remodeling buildings is expected to make buildings more efficient, reduce waste, and have a positive impact on health, safety and community welfare. The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will increase the energy-efficiency of structures, while providing direction and oversight of green design and construction, according to the International Code Council . “Today, the Code Council and its cooperating sponsors announce a new green construction code that will make a contribution toward healthier, lower impact, and more sustainable building practices,” said Richard P. Weiland , CEO of the ICC that developed the new code. “The International Green Construction Code published today was developed during the last three years with input from code and construction industry professionals, environmental organizations, policy makers ...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/88805-icc-announces-availa...

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