These two documents are recognized in the ARRA as the benchmarks for the energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings
This dual edition publication was designed in response to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The publication helps increase the awareness about and the application of energy-efficient buildings, and focuses on ensuring compliance of new and renovated buildings. The goal of the ARRA is to achieve 90% compliance with these target codes in all 50 states by 2017. 362 pp.