International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

Master the Training, Witness the Test

In the quest to meet new energy code requirements of the 2012-15 IECC, some builders are finding that passing that ...
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CodeWatcher air barrier

IECC Requirements for Continuous Air Barriers

A weather-resistive barrier, combined with properly installed flashing and tapes, results in efficient air barrier assembly. Quite simply, an air ...
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CodeWatcher Maryland codes

Code Updates and News

Green Builder Coalition Executive Director Mike Collignon gives an update on code issues around the United States. Maryland SB 648 ...
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CodeWatcher Energy Codes

Why Does Energy Code Adoption Lag in Some States?

The Insulation Institute finds out why energy code adoption lags in many states and how builders can benefit from newer ...
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CodeWatcher Mayors Conference IECC

Unanimous! Mayors Move Needle on Building Efficiency

Steady building efficiency gains for future IECC updates front and center in unanimous resolution at U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual ...
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CodeWatcher Advanced Framing

Framing Practices for Optimal Energy Efficiency

Small changes in framing can result in big savings in home energy efficiency. With the newer version of the International ...
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