Codes, Standards and Rating Systems

Codes, Standards and Rating System
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Codes, Standards and Rating System

Are architects unaware of their legal obligations under licensure, or are they... Read more

Are Architects and Building Professionals Overlooking a Critical Role?
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Are Architects and Building Professionals Overlooking a...

Stop avoiding the conversation: Policy makers need to hear from people who design... Read more

Vision 2020: Focus on the Outcome, Not Just the Design
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Vision 2020: Focus on the Outcome, Not Just the Design

Expanding our range of expected outcomes from high-performance buildings is key to... Read more

VIDEO: Where are Green Building Codes Going?
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VIDEO: Where are Green Building Codes Going?

We must start addressing operational performance to meet sustainability goals on a... Read more

Rapidly Changing Codes: What You Need to Know
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Rapidly Changing Codes: What You Need to Know

In the first of a series of webinars under our Vision 2020 program, we take a look... Read more

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Making Codes Easier to Meet

Proposed changes to the 2015 IECC could lead the way for greater energy code acceptance. Read more

Will Lighter Codes Spur Innovative Development?
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Will Lighter Codes Spur Innovative Development?

Current codes are too full of red tape to foster innovation housing and building.... Read more

Measurement as the New Standard in Residential Buildings
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Measurement as the New Standard in Residential Buildings

Accountability and the availability of water- and energy-use data remains an issue... Read more

How Far Can You Stretch?
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How Far Can You Stretch?

Stretch or reach codes help states and jurisdictions push baseline efficiency... Read more

Why We Need Better Data
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Why We Need Better Data

Vision 2020 chair Mark Frankel explains the need for more concrete performance... Read more

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Chairs

Building Design + Performance
Mary
Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA

Founder of the sustainable design initiative at HOK; Resident Fellow for Sustainability and Design for Health at AIA.

Dennis
Dennis Wedlick, AIA

Founder and Co-owner, BarlisWedlick Architects

Energy Efficiency + Building Science
Paul
Paul Torcellini

Principal Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Steven
Steven Winter, FAIA

President, Steven Winter Associates

Sustainable Communities
Ellen
Ellen Dunham- Jones, AIA

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, Georgia Tech School of Architecture

Materials + Products
Blaine
Blaine Brownell, AIA

Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Architecture

Water Efficiency
Doug
Doug Bennett

Conservation Manager, Southern Nevada Water Authority

Indoor Environmental Quality
Vivian
Vivian Loftness, FAIA

Professor of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University

Codes, Standards and Rating System
Maureen
Maureen Guttman, AIA

President, Building Codes Assistance Project

Economics + Financing
Philip
Philip Henderson

Senior Financial Policy Specialist, Natural Resources Defense Council

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