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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 released by the International Code…





High Performance Plus Solar

For reducing dependence on fossil fuels, solar is everyone’s darling, but when it comes to using it as a trade-off for a high-performance envelope, it…



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 ICC’s Governmental Member Voting…