Provide your thoughts about the IECC
The International Code Council Board of Directors is considering updating the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and Ch. 11 of the International Residential Code (IRC) using the ICC standards process. For more information on the proposed framework, click here.
Many stakeholders, including code officials, energy policymakers, home builders, the design community and industry representatives, have asked for improvements to the IECC development process. This feedback has made it clear that improvements are needed to keep up with rapid changes and advancements in technology related to energy conservation. The Appeals Board and the Blue Ribbon Committee recommended this course of action as the Code Council’s Consensus Procedures allow for more timely consideration and an in-depth investigation of energy improvements without the time limits imposed in the code hearings. Download notes from the Blue Ribbon Committee work group meeting on November 10, 2020, for more details on the committee discussion.
On January 21, 2021, the Code Council Board will meet virtually to hear testimony from members and stakeholders.
- TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS: Email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. All written submissions must be received by 8:00 PM ET on Monday, January 11, 2021.
- TO PROVIDE VERBAL TESTIMONY: Register to participate in the meeting here. Registration for verbal testimony closes at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, January 11, 2021. Please read the protocols for participation before registering.
- TO LISTEN ONLY: Register to listen to the January 21 virtual meeting here. You will receive the YouTube link for audio participation via email after registration.