29 Apr '11, 3pm

AIA on the International Green Construction Code (IGCC)

The AIA’s participation in the development of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) has revealed two important yet distinct areas for evaluation and action for building design professionals. Technical content, and how it affects green building design, and how it involves how architects and other design professionals practice. The presentation covers technical content and examines the potential legal-and practice-related issues that come out of turning best practices into minimum requirements for every project.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/04/29/aia-on-the-...


Op-Ed: Eco-Conscious Construction

Op-Ed: Eco-Conscious Construction

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