Step Closer to Net Zero

Ireland, Beck
July 2011
EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Jul2011, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the revised 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) released by the International Code Council (ICC) in Washington D.C. The code is constantly revised every three years to better provide commercial and residential building energy efficiency by 30 percent or more. The code requires buildings to use much less energy and sets standard for what modern architecture practices should be.


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