AIA Chicago Writes in Support of Chicago’s 2022 Energy Transformation Code


July 18, 2022

The AIA has long supported advances in building codes, and specifically advances in energy codes, as a mechanism to mitigate climate change and promote market-wide adoption of efficient building design.

CLICK HERE to read the full letter to the Honorable Thomas Tunney and Members of the Chicago City Council's Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards


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