Category: Technical Advisories

TAC and Codes and Standards Committee Seek Your Input

November 30, 2022

The IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and Codes and Standards Committee (CSC) need your input. A major TAC objective is to identify building enclosure technical issues important to IIBEC membership. As you encounter topics, issues, or concerns, please notify the TAC so they may be considered for possible advisory development. Technical Advisories are developed and approved by the TAC, reviewed and approved by the IIBEC Board of Directors, and then posted to the IIBEC website for use.

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Emily Lorenz

IIBEC Attends Roofing Coalition Meeting at FM

September 08, 2022

Emily Lorenz, PE, F-ACI, IIBEC senior director of technical services, joined other roofing industry allies at a meeting hosted by FM Global and FM Approvals near its Norwood, Massachusetts, headquarters on August 30, 2022. The group of approximately 40 professionals received updates on FM products and discussed current industry trends. FM Approvals expects to begin […]

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Emily Lorenz

Lorenz New Voting Member of ASHRAE 90.1 Subcommittee 

July 13, 2022

IIBEC Senior Director of Technical Services Emily Lorenz, PE, FACI has been granted voting status on the Envelope Subcommittee of ASHRAE 90.1—Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.  The subcommittee develops provisions for ASHRAE 90.1, which is an alternate compliance path to the International Energy Conservation Code. Her four-year term began July 1, 2022.

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IIBEC TAC Issues Advisories

June 09, 2022

The mission of the IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is to respond to technical issues related to the building enclosure industry and develop advisories and policy statements for the building enclosure industry for approval by the IIBEC Board of Directors. The TAC meets bimonthly to consider issues raised by the general IIBEC membership or TAC members. In the last year, TAC has developed three technical advisories (TAs).

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ASHRAE Releases Three Addenda for Public Review

April 21, 2022

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has made available three addenda for public review. The review period runs through May 15, 2022. Comments can be posted online at The addenda are: 1st Public Review of BSR/ASHRAE/IES Addendum ct to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings Addendum ct revises the baseline […]

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IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee Releases TA on Roof Covering Systems and New Concrete Roof Decks

January 15, 2021

The IIBEC Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) responds to industry issues, policy, and standards as they occur, and recommends association policy to the IIBEC Board of Directors on matters related to these items. They have just issued a new technical advisory, entitled IIBEC TA-020-2021: Roof Covering Systems and New Concrete Roof Decks. Basic information is below. […]

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