One year into a decade that demands critical, widespread action, IMT’s annual report pauses to take stock of how we pushed for higher-performing buildings in 2020. You can also access past annual reports at www.imt.org/annualreport.
An overview of the International Codes Council’s decision to end governmental voting on the model energy code.
Visual explanation of the top 10 ways energy code reduces operating costs for office buildings.
Visual explanation of the top 10 ways energy code reduces operating costs for retail buildings.
Electrification and clean energy require smart, strategic changes in how we regulate buildings.
This document examines the missing link between energy codes and building performance standards. It offers cities clear actions for smart regulation.
U.S. buildings can help us transition to renewable energy by becoming active participants in the grid rather than just passive consumers.
The International Code Council will soon release the highly efficient 2021 International Energy Conservation Code, but its democratic process is under threat.
This updated 2020 calculator is a tool for cities & states to estimate the energy and carbon savings of updating energy codes.
The history of modern building codes has largely been reactionary. With climate change upon us, we need to build codes for the future.