The District boost its energy code compliance rate to 99 percent in just two years. The District of Columbia’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) recently achieved a milestone no other building department has. In 2016, the department completed the second of two assessments evaluating its effectiveness at enforcing the District’s Energy Conservation Code. … Continued
A new code is essential for innovative building technologies.
The ERI compliance path gains popularity.
IMT, the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA), and the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing introduce the Roof and Wall Thermal Design Guide: Applying the Prescriptive Insulation Standards of the 2015 I-Codes. This non-proprietary I-Codes Design Guide provides building designers helpful information regarding the prescriptive thermal value tables in the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code … Continued
Preliminary results from the largest residential energy code field study ever conducted.
Home builders should urge their local officials to make the permitting process more efficient.
Leaky ducts affect more than just energy use.
IMT and the Britt/Makela Group (BMG), with support from the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), have developed a guide to help those with Simple Buildings comply with the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Though the goal of the guide is to make the energy code more accessible for anyone who is interested, the target … Continued
We take a look at the top five code changes that may affect homebuilders.
Ryan Meres digs into changes to the IECC that will affect home builders.