While energy codes are improving across the US with even the states that don’t have codes still have at least 52% of their municipalities that enacted them but there are green codes that go beyond energy into health, materials, water and site and community impact that are also on there way. This webinar will help you keep up to date on how you can be ready for codes that go beyond energy by describing Scope, Intent and Application of IgCC. Time will be spent explaining the IgCC overlays with the other ICC codes, Differences between IgCC and other green programs such as LEED, Green Globes and others and Status of current adoption (IgCC’12) in USA and pending release of IgCC’15.
Target Audience: Residential & Commericial: Designers, Builders, Facility Manager/ Property Owners or policy code makers in local municipalities and state goverments
A) Resource management, materials, energy and water codes
B) Design impact:site, built environment, indoor air quality affecting health, life/public safety and welfare of occupants
D) Jurisdiction and life cycle
Presenter: Ramesh Gulatee
Illinois based architect with practice and advocacy focus on universal accessibility and ironmental sustainability. Committee member and current vice chair of the Sustainability Committee of the International Code Council. The Sustainability Council oversees the development of Energy (IECC) and Green Construction codes (IgCC). Task group member of the team involved in the development of National Green Building Standards’2015 for the housing industry in USA. Ramesh all severs on the AES BOD.