2021 Energy Code Progress Challenged: Climate and Affordability Stand to Lose Unless We Speak Up

Post / July 28, 2020

In December 2019, more than 1,000 government representatives from cities and states across the U.S. did something remarkable when they voted to improve the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) by 10%. Since building energy use accounts for nearly 40%...

Delivering Climate Solutions From Existing Buildings: No Time to Waste

Post / July 13, 2020

With buildings accounting for up to 75% of carbon emissions in U.S. cities, addressing carbon emissions from the built environment is essential to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and limit the rise in global average temperature to below...

Improved Building Energy Model Code Challenged

Post / March 12, 2020 / Energy Codes

Update: Finalizing the 2021 IECC takes the next step forward Better building codes mean lower energy bills, which results in lower costs for consumers and fewer carbon emissions for the planet. Sounds like a winning combination, right? That’s why we were...