Testimony at the City Planning Commission
On Wednesday, February 29th AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell offered testimony at a City Planning Commission hearing on the Citywide Zone Green Text Amendment.  While the Chapter supports the amendment, which seeks to remove barriers to the construction of green building features in the City of New York through modification of the Zoning Resolution, we also offered comments for possible refinement or revision.

AIA Announces Support for International Green Construction Code
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced its support for the International Green Construction Code (IgCC), a new model code expected to help conserve energy in both commercial buildings and residential structures while providing direction for safe and sustainable building design and construction. The International Code Council (ICC) is publishing the IgCC today, March 28.

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