National Green Building Standard Commentary
National Green Building Standard Commentary

National Green Building Standard Commentary

New edition

HOUSE & HOME

188 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: ebook: PDF

ebook: PDF, $31.99 (CA $31.99) (US $31.99)

Publication Date: January 2008

ISBN 9780867186918

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Overview

National Green Building Standard™ Commentary, this companion to the ANSI approved ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard provides valuable insight to the intention and implementation of the practices and provisions found in the Standard. Developed with the input of members of the ICC 700-2008 Consensus Committee who developed the Standard, the Commentary is a useful resource for any designer or builder using the ICC 700-2008 as a rating system for developing or renovating residential properties of all types to reduce their relative environmental impact. The Commentary expands on the compliance language in the ICC 700-2008, including: Scope & Administration Compliance Method for all applications of the ICC 700-2008 including: Single family and multifamily new construction Renovations and additions Green subdivision development Requirements and prescriptions for all chapters within the ICC 700-2008: Site design & development Lot design, preparation, and development Resource efficiency Energyefficiency Water efficiency Indoor environmental quality Operation, maintenance and building owner education

Author Biography

The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.