Agreement outlines each organization’s role in the development, maintenance of code
August 10, 2015
The code, scheduled to be released in 2018, will be powered by ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/IES/USGBC Standard 189.1, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.”
Will provide a single way to deliver sustainable, high-performance buildings
July 31, 2015
The International Code Council (ICC) and ASHRAE have signed an agreement on development and maintenance of a new version of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), ASHRAE, ICC, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
NAHB Said This Action Will Provide Affordable Choices in Meeting Military Energy and Water Reduction Goals
December 31, 2014
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that it applauds Congress for authorizing the International Code Council (ICC) 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) for all military residential construction, which represents 16 percent of the federal real estate portfolio.
This Provision Bridges the Gap Between Design and Operations
December 25, 2014
For the first time, a national model code can be adopted to use an outcome-based approach. This new compliance pathway, which was voted to become a part of the 2015 International Green Construction Code (IgCC), gives design teams the ability to achieve compliance through actual performance and operations.
Memorandum Outlines Plan to Work Together to Develop Codes
September 8, 2014
The goal is to create a comprehensive framework for jurisdictions looking to implement and adopt green building regulations and codes and/or provide incentives for voluntary leadership programs such as LEED.
This Is Third Edition of the Standard and First Time That ASHRAE Has Partnered in Its Development
April 14, 2014
ASHRAE, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the International Code Council (ICC) have agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard. This is the third edition of the standard and the first time that ASHRAE has partnered in its development.
Outcome-Based Pathway Submitted as Proposed Code Change to International Green Construction Code
April 3, 2014
Representatives from across the building industry, including code officials, building owners, manufacturers, designers, and energy efficiency advocates, have come together under the leadership of the National Institute of Building Sciences to develop a new approach to meeting green construction code requirements.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Code Council (ICC) announced the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval of the 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard. NAHB and ICC partnered to establish the green building standard, which was first published in 2009.