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Codes and Standards

Proficiency Level 1: Remember

Define building codes and list professionals who apply building codes.

Define an industry standard, give an example of an industry standard, and explain how a building standard is different from a building code.

Proficiency Level 2: Understand

Explain the purpose of building codes and list at least five building professions who apply codes in their work.  

Define a model code and list five examples of model codes.

Identify key elements of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) related to building science

Proficiency Level 1: Remember

Proficiency Level 2: Understand