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>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes

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. Topics addressed in the current issue include:  

* Ongoing General Alerts *
DOE – Deadline Extended for Comments on the Cost-Effectiveness of Building Energy Codes
DOE – Code Development Stakeholder Meeting in Colorado
HUD & USDA – Notice of Final Determination on Affordability of 2009 IECC

* Ongoing State and Local Alerts *
California – USGBC Offers New LEED Pathway in CALGreen and Code Recommendations in CA
Denver, CO – Hearings on the 2015 I-Codes Adoption Rescheduled
Florida – Bill to Roll Back the Newly-Adopted Building Code is Placed on Calendar
Maine – Update on Three Bills to Roll-Back Energy Codes
Minnesota – Update on a Bill to Weaken the Current Energy Code
New York – Meeting Scheduled to Consider the 2015 I-Codes Including the IECC
Texas – Bill to Modify Building Energy Efficiency Performance Standards Passes the House


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