The Codes that Guide the Evolution of Design
Energy codes establish the minimum efficiency requirements for both new and renovated buildings. Created and regulated by multiple governing bodies, codes are a primary driver in building design and specifications. These requirements influence everything from the way a building is heated to, of course, the architectural glass that is selected. But how are glass and glazing codes developed? What are some current trends that are increasing stringency of these codes? And most important, what can you do to meet or even exceed them?