Local Governments Have the Power to Move National Energy Codes Forward by Voting in the 2021 IECC Update.

September 23, 2019 Deadline for Voter Validation is Fast Approaching!

Of the 100,000+ potential voters eligible to vote in the last IECC code update cycle, under 500 cast votes in efficiency proposals. With just 535 more pro-efficiency votes, it would have been 10% more efficient than it is today, already reducing carbon emissions, saving households and business thousands in reduced energy bills, and setting America on track for reduced reliance on energy.

September 23, 2019 Voter Validation Deadline — Only “Governmental Member Voting Representatives” (GMVRs) that are officially validated (or registered) with the ICC by September 23, 2019 may cast votes for IECC proposals this fall. Each ICC governmental membership has a Primary Representative may register 4, 8, or 12 GMVRs depending on the population of the jurisdiction. This next step is critical – the primary representative must officially register GMVRs on the International Codes Council website .

If you work for a state or local government, ask your ICC Primary Representative to help get you registered. These resources can help get you started.

Upcoming deadlines include:
October 23-30, 2019 Public Comment Hearings — Clark County, Nevada

November Electronic Voting — (exact dates TBD) through a system called CDP Access. Once the public comments have been published in September, the Energy Efficient Codes Coalition will provide a voting guide and support with CDP Access to make voting easy.

For more information and to learn more about the 2021 IECC code advancement process:

To learn more about the voting process and how you can participate, contact Amy Cortese, NBI director of programs, at [email protected]


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