ASHRAE/ICC 700-2015

ASHRAE/ICC 700-2015

National Green Building Standard(TM)



Changes for the 2015 Edition The 2015 edition incorporates changes that better align the NGBS with the I-codes, expands the application of innovative practices and builds upon years of building and certifying to NGBS. Some of the more notable updates include: Substantial revisions to the Energy Efficiency chapter, which now has more stringent rating levels based upon whole-house energy savings that are above the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code. New criteria for measuring water usage that focus on appliance and fixture performance instead of third-party water efficiency labels. Mandatory installation of carbon monoxide alarms for all buildings, regardless of level of certification or local code. Revamped stormwater management options that encourage low-impact development practices. Greater emphasis on and recognition of multi-modal transportation options including bicycle parking, pedestrian connectivity, proximity to transit and electric-vehicle charging. New references in the Resource Efficiency chapter on innovative practices for environmental product declarations for both specific and industry-wide products.This latest edition includes everything needed to design, construct or remodel any residential project to the most current sustainable and green building criteria available - all under one roof!ASHRAE has also made arrangements with NAHB to make a complimentary eBook edition available at Non-ASHRAE Book

Additional Info

Author International Code Council Publications
Published by ICC
Document type Standard
Theme /subgroups/34741
EAN ISBN 9780867187502
Number of pages 228
Replace ICC 700-2012,ICC 700-2008
Keyword ASHRAE/ICC 700-2015