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Inflation Reduction Act Promotes Renewable Energy, Looks to Drastically Cut Emissions

The Inflation Reduction Act passed the House this past week becoming the country’s most ambitious energy and climate policy to date. The legislation paves the way for more clean energy, updated building codes, billions of dollars for communities in need … Continue reading

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New Federal Requirements Could Help Reduce Heat Loss, Gain Through Windows

Recent code changes could mean more opportunities for high-performance, energy-efficient glazing products in federal buildings. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released updated building energy code requirements for federal buildings that aim to save taxpayer dollars as the cost of … Continue reading

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Industry Can Expect Increased Focus on Building, Energy Codes

The fenestration and glazing industries should prepare for an increased focus on U.S. code updates, says Kathy Krafka Harkema, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance technical operations director. She told participants at the FGIA 2022 Virtual Summer Conference last week that … Continue reading

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Deadline to Submit Applications to IECC Development Committees is Approaching

The application submission period for the 2024 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Development Committees will close on Friday, April 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Under the Code Council’s new framework, Leading the Way to Energy Efficiency: A Path Forward on … Continue reading

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Public Comment Period Open for Updating the IECC

Changes to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) could be coming as the International Code Council Board of Directors starts the framework for updating the IECC and Ch. 11 of the International Residential Code (IRC). The ICC standards process requires … Continue reading

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