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BCAP Updates

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>>The Building Codes Assistance Project releases regular updates on building energy codes through its quarterly BCAP Newsletter and weekly Code Alert Bulletin.

BCAP Newsletters are quarterly summaries of what's been happening at the Building Codes Assistance Project and building energy code progress around the nation.  To access the full archive, click here. Here are some of the recent alerts from the BCAP Code Alerts released released weekly by the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) and its website, the Online Code Environment & Advocacy Network (OCEAN). Code Alert Bulletins are designed to share information and support timely participation in state and local activities related to the adoption and implementation of building energy codes. The bulletins highlight immediate opportunities to influence state and local policy outcomes, indicate code status, and recommend contacts for action. If you know of activity that should be on this bulletin or would like to sign up for this bulletin, contact Matt Kerns at (202) 530-2252 or

>>New General Alerts
ICC – Atlantic City Hearing Schedule Released; Voting Members Deadline is August 30
DOE – Compliance Methodology and Approach RFI Published in Federal Register
MEEA – 4th Annual Midwest Regional Energy Codes Conference – October 22-24 in Louisville, KY

>>New State Alerts
Colorado - RESENT and Energy Office to Promote the Construction of High Energy Performance Homes
Alabama – Energy Office Releases RFP for Code Training; Proposals Due August 30
Massachusetts – BBRS Approves Amendments to 2012 IECC; Stretch Code 2.0 Up for Vote in September
Michigan – 2012 IECC Residential Review Process Begins August 28
Oregon – August 20 Hearing on Proposed Commercial Energy Code Amendments
Rhode Island – 2012 IECC Adopted with Amendments, Effective October 1


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