March 2010
Search    

Green codes are coming | Tech Today

Tech Today not ratednot ratednot ratednot ratednot rated

Green codes are coming

The construction industry needs to prepare for new building codes

by Mark S. Graham
Be the first to comment


The green building movement is beginning to find its way into building construction codes. Construction professionals should be aware of these developments because, over time, green construction codes likely will play significant roles in many construction projects, including roofing projects.

Some recent developments include California's adoption of a state-developed green building standard and the International Code Council's (ICC's) development of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC).

CALGREEN

In January, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced California's Building Standards Commission unanimously adopted the mandatory California Green Building Standards Code (CALGREEN), the first code in the U.S. requiring all new buildings to be more energy-efficient and...



Web exclusive: Click below for more information.
More information about CALGREEN and IGCC



To read the article in its entirety, please log in or register (registration is free).

Log in or register for FREE access to this article and other Professional Roofing online content.

Not a professionalroofing.net user?

Register now for free access
  • Full access to every article
  • Online Web exclusive information
  • Photo gallery
  • Breaking news
  • Online classified ads

Already a professionalroofing.net user?

Log in now

User name:

Password:

 


Login help
Click here to have your user name and password emailed to you.




Comments (0) Login to post a comment or rating
There are no comments posted.

NRCA NRCA