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ICC to begin work on green commercial code

Post Time:Apr 23,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:185

Following its work with the National Association of Home Builders to develop the National Green Building Standard for residential projects, the International Code Council hasinitiated a Green Building Code Development Project targeted at the commercial market. The objective of the project is to develop a green building code for traditional and high-performance buildings that is consistent and coordinated with the ICC family of codes and standards.

“It has become clear to us that to advance the goal of achieving more sustainable building performance, some regulatory framework is needed for areas where market forces are not enough," saysRichard P. Weiland, CEO,ICC. "We face challenges not only with new construction, but with existing buildings and how we can increase their levels of safety and sustainability over time,” according to an April 23 article in Window & Door.

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