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IgCC, Green Model Code, Released

By Paula MeltonThe final version of the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) has been officially released.

With requirements regarding site sustainability, building materials, energy and water conservation, indoor environmental quality, and commissioning, IgCC can be adopted by states or local jurisdictions as a required building code or an alternative one. Code developers—including the International Code Council, the American Institute of Architects, and the U.S. Green Building Council—designed the code to raise the sustainable design and construction bar for all buildings, including substantially renovated existing buildings.

For more information, visit www.iccsafe.org.

Published April 30, 2012 Permalink

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