Articles by Bill Fay


Low-Income Housing and the IECC

Part 3 of a 9-part series on the IECC addresses why low-income housing advocates support strong energy codes that ensure efficient homes and multifamily buildings….


Bipartisan Support of IECC

This second part of a nine-part series addresses why Republicans and Democrat Democrats Passed a Federal Law Embracing Improvements to Each IECC Update. Today’s partisan…





The ICC’s Nightmare on Elm Street

The Trade-Off Loophole in the proposed 2018 IECC may earn first-ever “negative” determination from DOE.   In the 2009 IECC, the ICC’s Governmental Member Voting…


The New ERI Path

Section R406 of the 2015 IECC is a dramatic shift from public ownership to privatizing building energy code enforcement. Should we care?   For some…