NBI Releases Code Overlay for Electrification

Published by BuildingGreen: New Buildings Institute (NBI) wants to help jurisdictions bite off however much electrification they can chew. Recently released model code language offers provisions for requiring all-electric buildings and alternative provisions for requiring electric-ready buildings. Cities and towns can layer whichever version of this “decarbonization overlay” they are ready for on top of the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ASHRAE 90.1.

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