2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover by International Code Council

By International Code Council

Unfortunately I needed to buy this ebook as a prerequisite for a try. Of the eighty pages 17 are only a listing of weather zones within the united states, 6 pages are an index, one other four pages are clean, four pages of definitions, and four pages are of "references to different publications". This leaves you with forty five pages that basically appear to reference different fabric or attempt techniques. I gave this ebook a good likelihood, yet can't for the lifetime of me see what the aim of this e-book is.
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1 Insulation (Prescriptive). Supply ducts in attics shall be insulated to a minimum ofR-8. All other ducts shall be insulated to a minimum of R-6. Exception: Ducts or portions thereof located completely inside the building thermal envelope. 2 Sealing (Mandatory). All ducts, air handlers, filter boxes and building cavities used as ducts shall be sealed. 1 of the International Residential Code. Duct tightness shall be verified by either of the following: 1. g. (25 Pa) across the entire system, including the manufacturer's air handler enclosure.

Tools are permitted to be approved based on meeting a specified threshold for a jurisdiction. The code official shall be permitted to approve tools for a specified application or limited scope. 3 Input values. When calculations require input val- I ues not specified by Sections 402,403,404 and 405, those input values shall be taken from an approved source. 1. Documentation of the building component characteristics of the standard reference design. 2. 2(1). 3. Documentation of the actual values used in the software calculations for the proposed design.

10. Attic access openings. 11. Rim joist junction. 12. Other sources of infiltration. 2 Air sealing and insulation. 1 Testing option. 5 psf (50 Pa). Testing shall occur after rough in and after installation of penetrations of the building envelope, including penetrations for utilities, plumbing, electrical, ventilation and combustion appliances. During testing: 1. Exterior windows and doors, fireplace and stove doors shall be closed, but not sealed; 2. Dampers shall be closed, but not sealed, including exhaust, intake, makeup air, backdraft and flue dampers; 3.

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