ICC/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Green Model Code Integrates Existing Standards

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Jurisdictions in 15 states and Washington, D.C., have adopted part or all of the IgCC, integrated in the new release with ASHRAE’s sustainability standard.

December 4, 2018
Nadine M. Post - Engineering News-Record

The release this month of the 2018 edition of the International Green Construction Code marks the first time two sustainability standards developers have joined to foster green buildings and streamline code adoption. The model IgCC is now integrated with ASHRAE’s standard for high-performance buildings. And to reduce green-standard confusion even further, the 2018-IgCC is aligned with the LEED rating system program.

Ms. Post may be contacted at postn@enr.com



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