29 Jun '12, 11pm

Even more so if/when it is more widely adopted IgCC a "Sign the Game Has Changed," Says AIA

Newsbrief from Environmental Building News IgCC a "Sign the Game Has Changed," Says AIA The AIA has published a detailed guide to help architects navigate the International Green Construction Code—and to effectively advocate for its adoption. By Erin Weaver The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has produced a guide to help architects implement the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), which was introduced in March 2012 by the International Code Council, and to advocate for adoption of the code in their own jurisdictions. “The AIA Guide to the IgCC” points out that architects familiar with the code will be sought for their expertise as the code is more widely adopted. The guide gives chapter-by-chapter summaries and commentary on the implications of IgCC provisions for design and practice, saying, “The IgCC…is not itself a game changer but further evidence that...

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2012/6/29/I...

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