Basic Building Code


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Basic Building Code

A model code that has been widely used in the US, particularly in the northeastern and midwestern states.
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These beautiful facilities go beyond basic building code requirements to ensure that it will welcome and educate visitors to Alabama's Gulf Coast for years to come."
SEED rules require that all new state buildings be at least 20 percent more energy efficient than the basic building code requires, a requirement echoed in the UO's own policies on sustainability.
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