Codes & Standards: What You Should Know – March 2024

Stay informed with the latest updates in code development and implementation!

This month’s highlights:

  • The International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors removes anti-competitive provisions from 2024 International Energy Conservation Code
    • Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council’s Board of Directors approved appeals from AGA and others to the 2024 International Energy Conservation Code.
  • DOE Final Ruling on Natural Gas Stoves: The Department of Energy (DOE) releases its final ruling regarding the efficiency standards for natural gas stoves.
  • DOE National Definition for Zero Emissions Buildings: The DOE released a draft of a national definition for zero-emissions buildings.
  • State Happenings:
    • Illinois: Illinois Stretch Energy Code
      • Chicago: Indoor Emissions Ordinance
    • Maine: Maine LD 2077




Stay tuned for further updates and analysis of these developments and more in upcoming issues!

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Remember, staying informed on codes and standards is crucial for navigating the ever-evolving construction landscape. Want to explore further with your peers? Consider attending the Operations Conference in Nashville, July 22-24.