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>>Building Codes Assistance Project Updates on Building Energy Codes

Source: energycodesocean.org
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:  

* New State and Local Alerts *
DOE – Issues RFI on the Cost-effectiveness of Building Energy Codes
DOE – Requests Comments Regarding Participation in the IECC Development Process
ASHRAE – Seeks Public Input on the Residential Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Guideline 

* Ongoing General Alerts *
Home Innovation Research Lab – Public Comments on the National Green Building Standard™ Due Next Monday

* Ongoing State and Local Alerts *
Denver, CO – Upcoming Hearings on the 2015 I-Codes Adoption
Maine – Three New Bills Introduced to Roll-Back Energy Codes
Minnesota – New Bill to Weaken the Current Energy Code
Nevada – New Bill to Reduce Stringency of Energy Conservation Standards
New York – Reviews to Update NY Codes to the 2015 I-Codes and 2015 NEC
Tennessee – New Bill to Allow Local Jurisdictions to Opt Out of the International Energy Conservation Code Standards
Texas – Next Tuesday: Public Hearing on Bill to Modify Building Energy Efficiency Performance Standards