The following citations are part of the Syllabus for Code Innovations Research & Education curriculum
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AIA Introduction to Codes and Standards - American Institute of Architects published this useful report; Read it for a concise, insightful overview of codes and how codes are "going green."
Online Code Environment and Advocacy Network - Research Topics - more succinct, thoughtful reading on how Codes are developed, adopted, implemented, enforced, as well as how code officials are trained and more.
International Code Council - Model Codes - to understand the basic purpose of the ICC model codes “iCode Set” - read these sections
Code Innovations and Why they are Important -
1. Report: Breaking Down the Barriers: Challenges and Solutions to Code Approval of Green Building by David Eisenberg, Robert Done, and Loretta Ishida. Development Center for Appropriate Technology, 2002.
2. Report Building Codes: Barriers to Green Innovation by Garman, Jennifer et. al. Dovetail Partners, Inc. 18 October 2011.
Sections of this Website -
|a listing of significant green code advancements around the United States, with links to the codes and other locations
|a listing of organizations involved in developing and implementing model codes and standards|