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The second draft standard of the ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) is now available for public comment. The comment period will close April 29, 2019. Comments will be accepted through the online submission form; the form includes instructions for submitting comments. A full version of the second draft standard, as well as the Consensus Committee report indicating specific actions taken on the previous round of public comments, are available to download. Only the changes that were approved by the Consensus Committee during its February 2019 meeting — shown in legislative format (i.e., underline/strikethrough text) in the second draft standard — are open for public comment. The language that has not been changed is shown only to provide context for review of the changes. Editorial corrections may be submitted to All up-to-date information on the 2020 NGBS development process is available at

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