ICC IgCC (2012): International Green Construction Code

ICC IgCC (2012): International Green Construction Code

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The IgCC is the first model code that includes sustainability measures for the entire construction project and its site a€” from design through construction, certificate of occupancy and beyond. The new code is expected to make buildings more efficient, reduce waste, and have a positive impact on health, safety and community welfare. The IgCC creates a regulatory framework for new and existing buildings, establishing minimum green requirements for buildings and complementing voluntary rating systems which may extend beyond the customizable baseline of the IgCC. The code acts as an overlay to the existing set of International Codes, including provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code and ICC-700, the National Green Building Standard, and incorporates ASHRAE Standard 189.1 as an alternate path to compliance.Ductwork that is designed to operate at static pressures greater than 3 inches water column (747 Pa) and all ductwork located outdoors shall be leaktested in accordance with the SMACNA HVAC Air Duct Leakage Test Manual. Representativeanbsp;...

Title:ICC IgCC (2012): International Green Construction Code
Author:International Code Council
Publisher:International Code Council - 2012-03-31


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