Thursday, October 27, 2016

Applying modern energy codes to building envelope retrofits [AIA course]

The model energy codes, in their various forms, have been at the forefront of the discussion regarding building design in recent years. These codes include the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which was first issued in 2000, and ASHRAE Standard 90.1, which dates back to 1974. Together, these model codes provide the basis for the state and local building codes that govern the required energy efficiency of newly constructed and altered buildings.

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