What is the International Green Construction Code?

Author's Note: What is the International Green Construction Code?

Hurray for a mandatory energy efficiency code! Not only is it great to see continued efforts to protect our environment, but the IgCC is predicted to add jobs to the economy, according to the U.S. Green Building Council Green Jobs Study.

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