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.
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.
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.
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.