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Webinar to Focus on Benefits of Outcome-Based Code Provisions

Thursday, August 14, 2014  
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Don’t miss this chance to learn more about the benefits of using outcome-based code provisions to achieve improved energy performance in buildings. The National Institute of Buildings Sciences and supporting organizations will conduct a free webinar, Realizing Energy Efficiency Goals Through an Outcome-Based Pathway, on Wednesday, August 27, at 3:00 pm EST.

Code departments with limited resources have had a perpetual struggle trying to achieve community goals for energy-efficient buildings. As communities continue to address sustainability and decreased energy use, code departments are increasingly coming under pressure to enforce a myriad of code requirements—often with even fewer personnel and resources than in the past.

This webinar will examine the challenges communities and code departments face in realizing sustainability goals—particularly those related to energy use—and a new potential mechanism within the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) to realize these goals in light of those challenges.

Welcome and Introduction
Henry L. Green, Hon. AIA
President, National Institute of Building Sciences

Lessons and Insights from the City of Cleveland and the Importance of Measured Results
Matthew Gray
Director, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland, Ohio

Code Departments: Achieving Results with Constrained Resources
Hope Medina
Energy/Green Code Analyst, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado

An Outcome-Based Pathway for Realizing Energy Efficiency Goals
Ryan M. Colker, J.D.
Presidential Advisor, National Institute of Building Sciences

The webinar is being hosted by the National Institute of Building Sciences; Institute for Market Transformation; New Buildings Institute; Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council; Building Owners and Managers Association; International Association of Lighting Designers; Illuminating Engineering Society; and National Insulation Association. Sign up today.

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