ICC: News and Updates

WOBO Governor David Gibson thanks ICC for a selection of their news items


Preparing for A2L Refrigerants

In late 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a rule implementing legislation that mandates an 85 percent nationwide phasedown in hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants by 2036. The International Code Council, in collaboration with the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, is prepared to partner with the construction industry and legislation to help navigate this positive change.

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building regulatory systems

Comparing Building Regulatory Systems in New Zealand, Australia and the United States

The Code Council, in partnership with the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand and the Association of Australian Certifiers, recently held a webinar to compare building control features between the United States, New Zealand and Australia.

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Building Codes Save Money and Lives

The editors of Scientific American discuss how an investment in updated building codes will save billions in repairs as climate change increases the number and severity of natural disasters.  Read More






McKinsey Report Identifies Levers to Building Decarbonization

McKinsey’s study looks at buildings across their lifecycle, identifying opportunities to reduce the global greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of materials and the GHGs associated with the operation of buildings. The Code Council family of solutions provides tools across the entire decarbonization ecosystem to help achieve decarbonization goals.

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Federal Grant

Unlocking Federal Grant Opportunities for Code Professionals: A Comprehensive Training

The Code Council will be hosting a training led by Energy and Resilience Project Manager, Stella Carr, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, during the 2023 Annual Conference in St. Louis, Mo. This comprehensive training has been carefully designed to ensure participants gain in-depth knowledge and skills related to federal grants.

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