2021 / 2022 Code Development: Group A

CCC Meeting Notice

The ICC Code Correlation Committee (CCC) has scheduled a WebEx meeting for February 18, 2021, 10am-Noon CT and 2-4pm CT (if needed). The purpose for this telephone conference is for the CCC to consider editorial and scoping issues related to the proposals submitted in the 2021 Group B cycle, in accordance with Section 4, Items 2 & 3 of Council Policy CP#44. Please see the attached meeting notice.

News

Below are the hearing dates for the 2021 Group A Cycle:

  • 2021 Committee Action Hearing to be held virtually: April 11-21, 2021 and April 25-May 5, 2021
  • 2021 Public Comment Hearing: September 22-29, 2021

The Code Change Agenda, Report of the Committee Action Hearing, and the Public Comment Agenda for the 2021 Group A Code Change cycle will be posted below.

Note that the on-line versions are PDF files that contain three new features:

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  • Bookmarks

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Current Code Development Cycle

News

CCC Meeting

The ICC Code Correlation Committee (CCC) has scheduled a WebEx meeting for February 18, 2021, 10am-Noon CT and 2-4pm CT (if needed). The purpose for this telephone conference is for the CCC to consider editorial and scoping issues related to the proposals submitted in the 2021 Group B cycle, in accordance with Section 4, Items 2 & 3 of Council Policy CP#44. Please see the attached meeting notice.

ICC Reference Standards Guide

The ICC Reference Standards Guide developed by the ICC Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) is now available.

2021 Group A Code Change Submittal

cdpACCESS opened October 19, 2020 for 2021 Group A Code Change Submittal.

Virtual 2021 Committee Action Hearings

2021 Group A Committee Action Hearings FAQs

UPDATED 2021–2022 ICC Code Development Cycle schedule

The 2021/2022 Code Development Schedule is being updated

2021/2022 ICC Code Committee Responsibility Matrix available

2021 / 2022 Code Development Cycle

ICC Committee Activities

Throughout the current cycle, ICC committees have been put in place to study specific technical issues and participate in the ICC Code Development Process. Below is a list of current committees and a link to their respective web pages:

For a link to all committees and councils, click here.

 

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2021 / 2022 Code DevelopmentInformation
2021 / 2022 Code Development SchedulePosted: March 17, 2020
Updated December 1, 2020
Call for CommitteesPosted: March 17, 2020
Due: June 15, 2020
Code Committee Responsibility MatrixPosted: October 13, 2020

 

2021 Cycle - Group AInformation
Group A CodesCommittee Rosters
IBC- E, IBC - FS, IBC -G, IFC, IFGC, IMC, IPC, IPMC,IPSDC, IRC – M, IRC- P, ISPSC, IWUIC, IZC
DEADLINE FOR cdpACCESS ONLINE RECEIPT OF CODE CHANGE PROPOSALSDeadline: January 11, 2021
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF NEW STANDARDSDeadline: February 15, 2021
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING (CAH) SCHEDULE
WEB POSTING OF “PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE I-CODES”Scheduled: March 1, 2021
PROPOSED NEW STANDARDS ANALYSES
ONLINE FLOOR MODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS
TENTATIVE HEARING ORDERS
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING (CAH)Meetings held virtually:
April 11-21,2021
April 25-May5, 2021
WEBCASTLive April 11-21, April 25-May 5, 2021
UPATED HEARING ORDERSUpdated during the CAH
UNOFFICIAL CAH RESULTSUpdated during the CAH
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING RESULTS
CAH HEARING VIDEOS
WEB POSTING OF “REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING”Scheduled: May 24, 2021
UPDATES TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING
DEADLINE FOR cdpACCESS ONLINE RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTSJuly 2, 2021
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING (PCH) SCHEDULE
WEB POSTING OF “PUBLIC COMMENT AGENDA”
VOTER VALIDATION
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING (PCH) ANNUAL CONFERENCE DATES NOTED BY ACSeptember 22-29, 2021
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PAAC: September 19-22, 2021
WEBCASTActive September 22-29, 2021
UPDATED HEARING ORDERSUpdated during the PCH
UNOFFICIAL PCH RESULTSUpdated during the PCH
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING RESULTS
ONLINE GOVERNMENTAL CONSENUS VOTE (OGCV)Approx 2 weeks after the last day of the PCH
UNOFFICAL OGCV RESULTSApprox. 2 weeks after conclusion of OGCV Posted
WEB POSTING OF FINAL ACTION GROUP A RESULTS, INCLUDING OGCV VOTING
RESULTS
Following Validation Committee certification of OGCV and ICC Board
confirmation.
2022 Cycle - Group BInformation
Group B CodesCommittee Rosters
Admin, IBC-S, IEBC, IECC-C, IECC-R/IRC-E, IgCC (Ch. 1),
IRC – B
DEADLINE FOR cdpACCESS ONLINE RECEIPT OF CODE CHANGE PROPOSALSJanuary 10, 2022
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF NEW STANDARDS
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING (CAH) SCHEDULE
WEB POSTING OF “PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE I-CODES”Scheduled: February 23, 2022
PROPOSED NEW STANDARDS ANALYSES
ONLINE FLOOR MODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS/FAQ’S
TENTATIVE HEARING ORDERS
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING (CAH)March 27 - April 6, 2022
Rochester Riverside Convention Center; Rochester, NY
WEBCASTActive: March 27 - April 6
UPATED HEARING ORDERSUpdated during the CAH
UNOFFICIAL CAH RESULTSUpdated during the CAH
COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING RESULTS
WEB POSTING OF “REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING”Scheduled: May 9, 2022
UPDATES TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ACTION HEARING
DEADLINE FOR cdpACCESS ONLINE RECEIPT OF PUBLIC COMMENTSJune 20, 2022
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING (PCH) SCHEDULE
WEB POSTING OF “PUBLIC COMMENT AGENDA”
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING (PCH) ANNUAL CONFERENCE DATES NOTED BY ACSeptember 14-21, 2022, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisvile, KY

AC: September 11-14, 2022

WEBCASTActive: September 14-21, 2022
UPDATED HEARING ORDERSUpdated during the PCH
UNOFFICIAL PCH RESULTSUpdated during the PCH
PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING RESULTS
ONLINE GOVERNMENTAL CONSENUS VOTE (OGCV)Approximately 2 weeks after the last day of the PCH
UNOFFICIAL OGCV RESULTSApproximately 2 weeks after the conclusion of the OGCV
WEB POSTING OF FINAL ACTION GROUP B RESULTS, INCLUDING OGCV VOTING
RESULTS
Following Validation Committee certification of OGCV and ICC Board
confirmation.

IECC: 2024 and Beyond

Important News

News & Updates

IECC: 2024 and Beyond

In December 2020, the International Code Council Board of Directors put forward a framework for the updating of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and Ch. 11 of the International Residential Code (IRC) using the ICC standards process, subject to stakeholder input and final approval by the ICC Board of Directors. Read more.

Public Comment Period

The Code Council Board will be meeting on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 12:00 PM ET to hear verbal testimony from interested members and stakeholders. All comments received will be posted on the Code Council website.

Registration to participate has closed; the protocols for participation are available here. Click on “Written Comments” below to view the written submissions. You may still register to listen via YouTube to the January 21 virtual meeting here.

Related Resources

Please direct all questions to Mike Pfeiffer, Senior Vice President of Technical Services, at mpfeiffer@iccsafe.org.

Grid Modernization and Connectivity/Electric Vehicles/Energy Storage

Name/Title of ResourceTopicLinkOrganizationNotes
ET Biannual State Regulatory UpdateEVLinkEEIRecent developments in Electric Transportation
Community Readiness GuidebookEVLinkCalifornia Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative California Fuel Cell PartnershipGuide for local communities adopting zero-emission vehicle policy
NREL-Electric Vehicle Grid IntegrationEV Grid IntegrationLinkNRELResearch and Development
The Gridoptimal Buildings InitiativeGrid Modernization - BuildingsLinkNew Buildings Institute U.S. Green Building CouncilThe GridOptimal™ Buildings Initiative. Metrics by which building features and operating characteristics that support more effective grid operation can be measured and quantified. This supports the least-cost decarbonization of the grid through better integration of both distributed energy resources (DER) and utility-scale wind and solar energy.
Grid-interactive Efficient BuildingsGrid Moderization BuildingsLinkDOETechnical reports and core concepts of Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings
Resource LibraryGrid Mod / DER in generalLinkClean Energy States AllianceResource Library
Mandalay Homes (Arizona)Case Study - ResidentialLinkMandaly HomesHomebuilders promotional case study
2021 IECC Appendix CB Solar-Ready Zone CommercialModel Code LanguageLinkIECCAppendix CB can be adopted to enourage or require preparing commercial buildings for the future installation of solar energy equipment, piping and wiring.
2021 IECC Appendix RB Solar-Ready Provisions - Detached one- and two- family dwellings and townhousesModel Code LanguageLinkIECCAppendix RB can be adopted to encourage or require providing pathways for connections and requiring adequate structural capacity of roof systems to support the systems.
Solar with Justice: Strategies for Powering Up Under-Resourced Communities and Growing an Inclusive Solar MarketSolarLinkClean Energy States AllianceThe recommendations in the report set a path forward for increasing solar deployments that result in significant economic, equity, and environmental improvements.
2020 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Case Studies of Award-Winning Programs that Are Accelerating the Clean Energy TransitionCase StudyLinkClean Energy States AllianceCase studies of six programs that have accelerated the adoption of clean energy technologies and expanded clean energy markets.
Types of Energy StorageEnergy StorageLinkNYSERDAA primer on energy storage
IEEE 1547 Standard for Interconnection and Interoperability of Distributed Energy Resources.Interconnectivity and InteroperabilityLinkInstitute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersThe IEEE 1547 standard provides the criteria and requirements for the interconnection and interoperability of DER into the power grid.
IEEE 1547 and 2030Standards for Distributed Energy Resources Interconnection and Interoperability with the Electricity GridInterconnectivity and InteroperabilityLinkNRELA short history of the development, the current status and the future direction of IEEE 1547
GridOptimalTM Buildings InitiativeInterconnectivityLinkNBIprovides a metrics by which “building features and operating characteristics that support more effective grid operation can be measured and quantified
Grid-Interactive Efficient BuildingsInterconnectivityLinkDOEThis report addresses how flexible building loads can be integrated and controlled to benefit consumers, the electric grid, and society more broadly.