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Mazria Publishes Code Equivalents for 2030 Challenge

The white paper “Meeting the 2030 Challenge Through Building Codes,” published in June 2008, provides a table showing the degree to which commonly referenced energy codes have to be exceeded to achieve the 50% fossil-fuel-reduction target. Selected content from this table is provided above.

The paper was written in response to demand, according to Architecture 2030 director Kristina Kershner. “We created the chart because so many municipalities were contacting us, asking whether their current code met the Challenge and, if not, how far off they were,” she told

Published July 29, 2008

Wilson, A. (2008, July 29). Mazria Publishes Code Equivalents for 2030 Challenge. Retrieved from