International Energy Conservation Code 2015

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609834869

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 110

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For the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE. This highly beneficial resource fosters energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and through the use of new materials and techniques. In the residential provisions, the inclusion of the Energy Rating Index Compliance Alternative as another compliance path adds more flexibility to the 2015 IECC. With this comprehensive and cutting edge coverage, it is a critical component of a user's code books.

2015 International Energy Conservation Code Commentary

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609832872

Category: Architecture

Page: N.A

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Now anyone can master the 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE (IECC) with this practical guide that will first present them with the code's regulations, and then walk them through its real-world applications. The 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE COMMENTARY is a unique resource that goes beyond code requirements to delve into the meaning behind those requirements, their implications, and the consequences that exist when they are not followed. Through the use of text from the code itself and insightful commentaries, the book provides users with the perfect tool for elevating their knowledge of the 2015 IECC.

2015 International Energy Conservation Code with Ashrae Standard

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609834876

Category: Education

Page: 270

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For the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE WITH ASHRAE STANDARD . This highly beneficial resource fosters commercial and residential energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and through the use of new materials and techniques. Included in this version of the INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE are ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers) Standards. With this comprehensive and cutting-edge coverage, it is a critical component to any user's code products.

International Energy Conservation Code 2015

Author: International Code Council

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609834869

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 110

View: 9958

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For the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE. This highly beneficial resource fosters energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and through the use of new materials and techniques. In the residential provisions, the inclusion of the Energy Rating Index Compliance Alternative as another compliance path adds more flexibility to the 2015 IECC. With this comprehensive and cutting edge coverage, it is a critical component of a user's code books.

Building Codes Illustrated

A Guide to Understanding the 2015 International Building Code

Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Steven R. Winkel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119150949

Category: Architecture

Page: 448

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Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.

Modern Residential Construction Practices

Author: David A Madsen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351978403

Category:

Page: N.A

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Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices, realistic examples, three-dimensional (3D) illustrations, and related tests and problems. Chapters cover practices related to every construction phase including: planning, funding, permitting, codes, inspections, site planning, excavation, foundations and flatwork, floors, walls, roofs, finish work and cabinetry; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC); electrical, and plumbing. The book is organized in a format that is consistent with the process used to take residential construction projects from preliminary concept through all phases of residential building construction. An ideal textbook for secondary and college level construction programs, the book is packed with useful features such as problems that challenge students to identify materials and practices, along with research and document information about construction materials and practices, useful summaries, key notes, a detailed glossary, and online materials for both students and educators.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

Green Home Building

Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home

Author: Miki Cook,Doug Garrett

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 0865717796

Category: House & Home

Page: 384

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Build a truly green home for the same total net cost as the conventional alternative

HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, Third Edition

Author: Arthur Bell,W. Larsen Angel

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071829601

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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This comprehensive volume, often called the “HVAC bible,” has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest code changes, equipment, and techniques HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb, 3e offers all of the information an HVAC student or professional needs in one resource. The book thoroughly explains the expansion of piping systems and temperature limitations of new materials such as polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, CPVC, and PEX. Detailed information is included for all types of facilities, including offices, hotels, hospitals, restaurants, commercial spaces, and computer rooms. This practical handbook reflects all the latest code changes—including the ASHRAE standards—and explains how to interpret and put them to use. It includes completely updated coverage of new pumps, chillers, air handling units, cooling equipment, boilers, and pipe material. You will get complete coverage of sustainability organizations that have become more important since last edition, including LEED, USGBC, Energy Star. Features hundreds of equations and rules for everything from ductwork to air-handling systems Includes a brand-new chapter on sound, vibration, and acoustics Contains an updated list of equipment manufacturers for all products featured

Idea Man

Die Autobiografie des Microsoft-Mitgründers

Author: Paul Allen

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593412527

Category: Social Science

Page: 430

View: 7621

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Paul Allens Ideen begründeten einen Weltkonzern. Gemeinsam mit Bill Gates schuf er 1975 Microsoft. Der Erfolg des Softwarekonzerns beruht vor allem auf Allens einmaligem Gespür für technologische Trends. In seiner Autobiografie erzählt er zum ersten Mal die faszinierende Geschichte der Unternehmensgründung und seiner schwierigen Freundschaft mit Bill Gates. Ungeschminkt berichtet er von seinen Kämpfen mit Gates und seinem Abgang Anfang der achtziger Jahre, nachdem Gates mehrfach sein Vertrauen gebrochen hatte. Doch auch nach seinem Abschied von Microsoft blieb Allen als erfolgreicher Investor und technologischer Pionier aktiv. Es ist das faszinierende Porträt eines der reichsten Männer der Welt, eines technologischen Genies und begnadeten Geschäftsmanns.

DOE Budget for FY 2014

Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session ... April 18, 2013

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 93

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Evidenced-based Design and Operations

Improving the Real World Performance of Commercial Buildings : Final Project Report

Author: Cathy Higgins,New Buildings Institute

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Commercial buildings

Page: N.A

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Architectural Drafting and Design

Author: Alan Jefferis,David A. Madsen,David P. Madsen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305890310

Category: Architecture

Page: 1152

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ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, Seventh Edition, is the definitive text for beginning, intermediate, or advanced architectural CAD operators. This full-color, comprehensive edition covers the basics of residential design while exploring numerous types of projects that a designer or architect is likely to complete during the design process. The Seventh Edition is up-to-date with content based on the most recent editions of relevant codes, including the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The text opens with information on architectural styles that have dominated the field over the last four centuries, followed by basic design components related to site and structure. Commercial drafting, basic construction materials, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are also covered. This bestseller complements informational content with practical, hands-on material, including step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans--all presented via projects that can be completed using CAD drawing methods. This proven text equips readers with the knowledge and skills needed to complete the drawings that most municipalities require to obtain a building permit for a single-family residence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.