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Interior Design: Codes/ADA/LEED

Kentucky Building Code

As of January 2014, the Kentucky Building Code will be based on the International Code Council 2012 Building Code as amended in 2013 by the Kentucky Division of Building Codes Enforcement (now the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction) in the links below.

Also helpful may be:  Building Codes Illustrated: a Guide to Understanding the 2012 International Building Code  TH 420 .C49 2012


The LEED Certification Materials The United States Green Building Council developed the LEED system. Per their website, "LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions." Additional information on the LEED system can be found at the United States Green Building Council website. The following are some of the LEED materials available in the Design Library.


Commercial Interiors version 2.0: Reference Guide    NA 2542.36 .U82 2006

Green Building Design and Construction. Healthcare Supplement   TH 880 .G738 2011

Green Interior Design and Construction   TH 880 .G733 2009  (Special Collections Circulating)  


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