International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

Florida Continues to Make Code News

The state of Florida finalized the 6th edition of its building code, and a solar mandate is approved in South ...
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2018 IECC Votes Are In …

Here’s how the 2018 IECC shook out. Right on schedule, the preliminary results from the 2018 IECC online vote were ...
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IECC Building Code Update: Three Issues to Watch

These building code issues will make the biggest impact on the 2018 codes. Here’s where they stand now. As I ...
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Solar Vs. Thermal Envelope Case Study: Florida

The Florida Building Commission released a memo in April, “Renewable Energy Trade-Offs in the Building Energy Code” that reviews what ...
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Why You Shouldn’t Trade Thermal Envelope for Solar

Here's what happens when you trade a high-performance envelope for solar. The home owner gets a poor performing, less comfortable, ...
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The ICC’s Nightmare on Elm Street

The Trade-Off Loophole in the proposed 2018 IECC may earn first-ever “negative” determination from DOE. In the 2009 IECC, the ...
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