We cannot move forward until codes, standards, and rating programs better address the outcomes and actual performance of our buildings, says Mark Frankel, technical director of the New Buildings Institute. In his presentation for ECOHOME's Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit in Washington, D.C., Frankel explores how codes are currently fostering high-performance building and how the rise of outcome-based codes can push us much further.

For more information on the year-long Vision 2020 project, which aims to establish and track a roadmap of critical targets for the building industry to address climate change-related goals by the year 2020, visit http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/Vision-2020.