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ICC ratchets down energy performance requirements for 2012 IECC

Post Time:Nov 10,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:156

The International Code Council has voted to eliminate provisions in the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code setting lower energy performance requirements for metal-framed fenestration products than for other types of fenestration in commercial construction. Part of an effort to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and residential buildings built to the 2012 codes by 30 percent over those built to the 2006 editions, the change is one of several more stringent performance requirements for windows, doors and skylights approved at last week's final action hearings in Charlotte, N.C., according to a Nov. 9 Window & Door report.

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