The International Code Council (ICC) Board approved the creation of a new committee entitled the Sustainable Building Technology Committee (SBTC). The SBTC is a committee that will be involved in the improvement of ICC Codes, Standards and Guidelines in the areas of sustainability and high performance. This includes areas of water, energy and mechanical efficiency, as well as new and renewable energy sources such as solar, hydrogen fuel cells and other systems. The SBTC will also serve in an advisory role to the ICC Board of Directors regarding the development of new ICC Codes, Standards and Guidelines. The SBTC is regulated by Council Policy 35.

Sustainable Building Technology Committee members are appointed by the ICC Board of Directors. Click here for an application. The acronym below is to be used to identify the Sustainable Building Technology Committee on the application.

SBTC     Sustainable Building Technology Committee

Travel required. The SBTC anticipates multiple meetings to be held in 2009. The first meeting will be a face-to-face meeting followed by meetings held via conference calls. ICC Governmental Member Representatives are authorized to travel at ICC’s expense when participating at SBTC meetings. All others are responsible for funding their participation on this committee.

Staff: Mike Pfeiffer; 1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 4338.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2009

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.