The annual Global Climate Change Conference (also known as COP27), was just held in Egypt from November 6-18. The conference sparked global conversations around sustainability efforts and the role of the construction industry in reducing emissions. 

The International Code Council presented at COP27 to provide solutions to address building resiliency and energy efficiency. Building Enclosure was recently joined by Ryan Colker, the Code Council’s Vice President of Innovation, and Judy Zakreski, Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Services.

Both Ryan and Judy participated in sessions covering topics relevant to the climate crisis, such as decarbonization and buildings, and clean energy and building codes. Ryan and Judy are here today to talk about COP27 and to go over some insights on the topics discussed.

Listen in to hear Ryan and Judy talk about the role construction plays in reducing emissions and some of the biggest highlights from the conference.