Keep up-to-date with the energy conservation codes with the 2018 IECC!
Introducing the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code!
This softcover code book gives you the information you need in regards to energy efficiency for the buildings you are working on. In detail, the code focuses on money saving, less energy usage, natural resource conservation, and how to lessen the impact of using energy in terms of the environment.
Many updates have been applied to this 2018 edition of the IECC. Inside you’ll find changes such as:
- Increase to Energy Rating Index compliance alternative index values
- The method for determining the Energy Rating Index is now required to be in accordance with standard ICC/RESNET 301
- Changes to interior and exterior lighting power budgets
- Lighting controls are more understandable
- Heated or cooled vestibules have new limits
- Reorganization of mechanical provisions to be based on equipment type instead of design methodology
- System commissioning requirements are clarified
- The building thermal envelope requirements of the International Energy Conservation Code no longer apply to log homes designed in accordance with the standard ICC 400, Standards on the Design and Construction of Log Structures
- Reduction of values for the maximum allowable fenestration U-factors in Table R402.1.2 (for the prescriptive compliance path) for climates zones 3 through 8
- Determination of air leakage rate of a building or dwelling unit now includes the ICC/RESNET 380 standard
- And more!
Overall, the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code contains both the commercial provisions and the residential provisions. For each provision, included are:
- Scope and administration
- General requirements
- Commercial energy efficiency
- Existing buildings
- Referenced standards
Purchase your copy of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code!
About the International Energy Conservation Code:
The IECC is used by 47 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is known for ease of use, conservation, innovation, correlation with current ICC codes, and its open and honest code development process.