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The International Code Council is hosting its 2019 Committee Action Hearings from April 28 to May 8, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Below are summaries of state legislative actions that could have an impact on the energy code.

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Although aerogel is costly, in expensive cities like Zurich the gain in interior square footage (and its attendant profitability) more than compensates for the additional price while providing long-term energy efficiency.

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On April 1, 2019, RCI, Inc., a nonprofit association originally incorporated in 1983 as the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI), will officially become the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC; pronounced eye-bec).

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Insulation stays out of sight, but when you’re expanding your building or installing a new roof, it should be top of mind. Facilities professionals who are new to the field or are taking on their first expansion project are facing a steep learning curve.

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Hennecke Group, leader in manufacturing and supply of polyurethane processing equipment and plants, has shifted its North American headquarters to a new purpose-built facility south of Pittsburgh, PA, that features Hunter Panel's exterior insulation.

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Building owners, architects, roofing consultants and contractors now have a new go-to means of addressing reflectivity codes across North America thanks to a joint effort between SOPREMA and 3M.

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Kingspan Insulation LLC, a leading manufacturer in energy efficiency and moisture management products, has announced its new King for a Day Sweepstakes.

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The short answer is no, not according to the law. Why? Because the building official does not have jurisdiction over professional engineers. They only have authority with respect to enforcing the specific provisions of the building code that has been adopted into law.