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Title: NGBSC: National Green Building Standard Commentary
Author(s): Published by: BuilderBooks
Publication: Technical Documents
Appears on pages(s): 230
Abstract: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
Indoor environmental quality
Operation, maintenance and building owner education