Gain full access to the most critical updates of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code® and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2010, the real-world application of those changes, and why they originated. Each change analysis features the affected code and Standard sections and identifies the change as newly added text, a modification of the existing language, or deleted text. Accompanying each change are detailed illustrations and examples, which bring the technical language of the code to life in a real-world setting. Features:
• Clarifies the language of the code with full-color illustrations for every significant change that enhance comprehension and reduce the potential for misinterpretation.
• Facilitates quick and accurate identification of key information with a logical organization that follows the layout of the International Energy Conservation Code® and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1, including code and standard sections.
• Improves understanding with detailed table of contents, part summaries, and change summaries.
• Provides clear notations of all key changes, including strike-through for deleted code language and underlines for new code text.
This publication is an easy-to-use resource that explores commercial and residential energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, power and lighting systems, and new materials and techniques. The book's attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool for transitioning from the 2009 IECC® to the new 2012 edition and from ASHRAE 90.1-2007 to ASHRAE 90.1-2010