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How COVID-19 is Affecting Code Officials

How is the COVID-19 pandemic impacting the work that code officials do? Will the pandemic impact compliance with the Energy […]

Duct Leakage Testing

Duct leakage testing helps to make sure that ducts are properly sealed to create an energy efficient, comfortable, and healthy […]

Increasing Energy Code Compliance

Illinois law requires all new commercial and residential construction projects to comply with a statewide energy conservation code. The current […]

An Introduction to COMcheck & REScheck

The Department of Energy developed COMcheck and REScheck to improve consistency in code compliance. These free, easy-to-use tools help verify […]

Thermal Comfort

Why should designers and building professionals make the extra effort to comply with the Illinois Energy Conservation Code? Following the […]

Energy Code: Low-income housing

Nowhere is there a greater need for energy efficiency than in low-income housing. Low-income households have a higher energy burden. […]

Blower Door Testing

Energy code requirements have been a large driver for the increase in blower door testing. Blower door testing became a […]

Indoor Air Quality

Americans spend most of their time indoors where they can be exposed to pollutants and mold. Indoor air often contains […]

Building a Successful Energy Code Training Program

In May 2019, SEDAC presented lessons learned from our Energy Code Training and Support Program at the 2019 National Energy […]

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