Current Call to Action

ICC Issues Call for Codes and Standards Council, Code Technology and Code Action Committees
The International Code Council is currently accepting applications for its Codes and Standards Council, Code Technology Committee and three Code Action Committees. Click here for more information and applications. The deadline is Oct. 21, 2013.

ASHRAE Seeks Presenters, Posters for HPB 2014 Conference
Presenters and posters are being sought for ASHRAE’s High Performance Buildings Conference will take place April 7-8, 2014, Hyatt Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, Calif. Abstracts for presentations are due Oct. 25, 2013, while poster PDFs are due Feb. 21, 2014. Additional information can be found at

Call for Papers for ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference
ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA announced a joint conference that merges the IBPSA-USA SimBuild and ASHRAE Energy Modeling ConferencesThe joint conference, entitled 2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2014, Atlanta, Ga., currently has a call for papers. Abstracts (400 or less words in length) are due Nov. 4, 2013. If accepted, papers are due March 3, 2014. The conference papers will be a maximum of 8 pages in length.

BPI's Home Energy Auditing Standard and Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings Released for Public Comment
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. announced that BPI-1100-T-201x: Home Energy Auditing Standard and its companion, BPI-1200-S-201x: Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings (formerly BPI-109), are now available for public comment for a period of 45 days (through Nov. 18, 2013). BPI-1100-T-201x and BPI-1200-S-201x were developed in an effort to standardize and clarify what is included in a whole-building, science-based energy audit of existing homes.