|Please call or write your Senator and urge them to oppose S. 2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. This legislation would allow the Department of Energy (DOE) to hijack the ICC's consensus-based code development process.
Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have introduced legislation that would result in costly and aggressive energy efficiency requirements. This legislation would expand the role of the DOE in the code development process, thereby denying the code consensus bodies freedom in decision-making. Learn more about the bill here.
This legislation represents an unprecedented power grab by the federal government in the building code development arena and we need your help now!