|Description||This seminar introduces participants to the 2012 International Green Construction Code. Participants will become familliar with the unique requirements of this code and learn to apply the critical concepts. The seminar addresses the development of the IgCC, how it regulates new construction, existing construction, multiple occupancy classifications and community development. Participants will participate in large group discussions, individual and small group case study activities.
This course uses the book Building Code Basics: Green 2012, an overview of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The International Green Construction Code, developed by the International Code Council (ICC) in association with cooperating sponsors ASTM International (ASTM) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), along with support of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), The Green Building Initiative, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning (ASHRAE) and other organizations, is a set of requirements intended to reduce the negative impact of commercial buildings on the natural environment.|