This book, more specifically, goes into detail about the substantial revisions to the energy efficiency chapter, which was given a stricter rating based upon house energy savings that are above the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code.
There are also new ways of measuring water use with the cadence to appliance and fixture results. Mandatory installation of carbon monoxide alarms for all buildings. New storm water management options that push low-impact development. And has a greater stress on the understanding of multi-modal transportation options including pedestrian connectivity, bicycle parking, and proximity to transit and electric-vehicle charging. This newest edition includes everything needed to remodel, construct or design any residential project to the newest standards.