Published: April 6, 2009
Tags: 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, Ann Beier, Bob DuPont, building codes, Dan Davies, George Hank, green, Green Bay City Inspection Division, Hunzinger Construction Co., Madison's Building Inspection division, Mead and Hunt Inc., Office of Environmental Sustainability, Rich Lundeen, Tom Lesperance, Wisconsin Department of Commerce's Bureau of Program Development, Zimmerman Architectural Studios Inc.
The development and practice of sustainable building techniques are pressuring municipalities to keep pace with updating building codes to accommodate the changes. Ann Beier, director of Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability, said most of the city’s commercial building code is based on state, national and international rules. “We have started to look at our building [...]