News Analysis

ICC Announces Plan for Green Construction Code

Code ready standards such as Standard 189 (see

EBN July 2009) may have some serious competition. In collaboration with The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and ASTM International, the International Code Council (ICC) recently announced its new International Green Construction Code (IGCC) initiative. The result of the initiative will be “IGCC: Safe and Sustainable By the Book,” a stand-alone green code for new and existing commercial buildings.

Published July 30, 2009