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NCJ Number: 66021 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: CODE FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION IN NEW BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Standards
National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards
United States of America

International Conference of Building Officials
United States of America

Building Officials and Code Administrators International
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 82
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS CODE FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION IN NEW BUILDING CONSTRUCTION INCORPORATES ONGOING ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS BY THE MODEL CODE AGENCIES AND THE VARIOUS STATE CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES.
Abstract: THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT SECTION PRESENTS THE INTENT, SCOPE, AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CODE AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON ALTERNATE MATERIALS, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, INSPECTIONS, AND CODE VALIDITY. DEFINITIONS OF TERMS ARE COVERED AND DESIGN AND CRITERIA AND MECHANICAL VENTILATION AND THERMAL DESIGN PARAMETERS LISTED. ALSO COVERED ARE DESIGN BY SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF BUILDINGS UTILIZING NONDEPLETABLE ENERGY SOURCES. THE COMPONENT PERFORMANCE APPROACH TO BUILDING DESIGN IS DELINEATED, THE DISCUSSION INCLUDING BUILDING ENVELOPE REQUIREMENTS, BUILDING MECHANICAL SYSTEMS, SERVICE WATER HEATING, AND ELECTRICAL POWER AND LIGHTING. THE FINAL SECTIONS COVERS BUILDING DESIGN BY ACCEPTABLE PRACTICE (WITH DATA ON BUILDING ENVELOPE REQUIREMENTS, BUILDING MECHANICAL SYSTEMS, SERVICE WATER HEATING, AND ELECTRICAL POWER AND LIGHTING) AND STANDARDS THAT HAVE BECOME PART OF THE CODE. A LIST OF ACCREDITED AUTHORITATIVE AGENCIES, GRAPHS, AND APPENDIXES ON WALL, ROOF, CEILING, AND FLOOR ASSEMBLIES WITH ACCOMPANYING SPECIFICATIONS ARE ATTACHED. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Consumption rates; Electricity; Energy conservation; Energy requirements; Energy resources
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