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Title: Energy Conservation Code Decoded

Designing an energy-efficient, affordable, and comfortable home is a lot easier thanks to a slime, easier to read booklet, the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), published in March 2006. States, counties, and cities have begun reviewing the new code as a potential upgrade to their existing codes. Maintained under the public consensus process of the International Code Council, the IECC is designed to do just what its title says: promote the design and construction of energy-efficient homes and commercial buildings. Homes in this case means traditional single-family homes, duplexes, condominiums, and apartment buildings having three or fewer stories. The U.S. Department of Energy, which played a key role in proposing the changes that resulted in the new code, is offering a free training course that covers the residential provisions of the 2006 IECC.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
914688
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-49567
Journal ID: ISSN 0896-9442; HOENE2; BT0703000; TRN: US200812%%236
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Home Energy, 25(3):14; Journal Volume: 25; Journal Issue: 3
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; APARTMENT BUILDINGS; COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS; CONSTRUCTION; DESIGN; ENERGY CONSERVATION; TRAINING Building Energy Codes Program; BECP; residential energy use; home energy use