Being energy efficient as a company is extremely important in our day and age. Luckily the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code is available for you to put into practice the latest and greatest when it comes to energy. This must-have guide will provide you more information on cost savings, reduced energy usage, conservation of natural resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment. Get your hands on this brand-new code book and stay up to date with all the latest changes including:
- In a new change log homes that are designed in accordance with ICC 400, Standards on the Design and Construction of Log Structures, are now exempt from the building thermal envelope requirements that come with the IECC.
- Now the maximum allowable fenestration U-factors in Table R402.1.2 have been reduced from the 2015 edition. These are for specific values from 3 through 8.
- The standards for determining air leakage rate in a building or a dwelling unit is being expanded to include the ICC/RESNET 380 standard.
- The method by which someone determines an index is now required to be in accordance with the standard ICC/RESNET 301 as well as the increasing of the Energy Rating Index compliance alternative index values.
- To better clarify lighting controls there have been changes that have been made to the interior and exterior lighting power budgets.
- Information on the fact that no matter what the design methodology, system commissioning is required.
- Newly made and added limits on heated or cooled vestibules.
- The mechanical provisions have been reorganized based on equipment types rather than on design methodology.
Staying code compliant and up-to-date is extremely important for your business. The ICC code books are released every three years so this is your chance to have the most recent code changes! Grab your copy today!