The Green Construction Code applies design, construction,renovation, repair, change of occupancy, movement, enlargement, replacement,equipment, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings and to the site on which located.
Areas affected include:
Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing, Property maintenance , Fire prevention, Energy, Wildland-urban interface, Performance, Existing buildings, and Zoning.
The INTERNATIONAL GREEN CONSTRUCTION CODE™ public version is avialble for viewing and comment.
It was developed by the INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL, INC. with the Cooperating Sponsorship of American Institute of Architects and ASTM International.IGCC-PV1
The International Green Construction Code (IGCC) is supported by the International Code Council (ICC); the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES).
National Green Building Standard(ICC 700-2008)— residential green with ANSI approval, can be used vs. IGCC.
IGCC offers the ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1, Standard for the Design of High Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential - water use efficiency, indoor environmental quality, energy efficiency, materials and resource use, and the building impact.