The Sum of its Parts – Honoring the Paris Climate Agreement

Post / June 2, 2017 / New Buildings Institute / Policy

Last October, New Buildings Institute along with a host of partners, opened the Getting to Zero National Forum with great enthusiasm, sharing gratitude and satisfaction over the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, noting how the global agreement to address...

2018 IECC and Multifamily Homes

Code & Policy / March 9, 2016 / Codes And Policy / Policy

Multifamily poses a conundrum for energy regulation. Generally, these buildings are constructed and renovated like commercial buildings but used like residential buildings. As a result, regulation of multifamily buildings has been split between the residential and the commercial codes. The...