U.S. Mayors Break Bad on Building Code Backslide

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U.S. Mayors Break Bad on Building Code Backslide

America’s mayors delivered a crystal clear message at their June annual meeting: Energy codes protect our homeowners and tenants, our grids, and our Nation.
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U.S. Mayors Break Bad on Building Code Backslide by @CodeWarriorRon http://bit.ly/2aqQ6mH

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America deserves more energy-efficient homes and U.S. mayors aim to make that happen.

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 3:45pm

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On June 27 this year, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) unanimously adopted Resolution 49 in support of putting America’s Model Building Energy Code–the IECC–on a path of reasonable, but steady improvements toward net zero building construction. Mayors made it clear they do not want the 2018 IECC, which will be finalized this November, to be the first energy code that is weaker than the IECC it updates. Read more and watch exclusive videos on the USMC deliberations and interviews with mayors here

Keywords: Green Infrastructure | Energy | Environment | IECC | USMC | building codes | energy efficiency | mayors

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