ICC and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) have partnered to release a new technical publication, Guidelines for Complying With Energy Code Requirements for Roof Assemblies: International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 and 2012 Editions. The book assists with effective roof construction which is a critical element of energy conservation.
The new publication is a step-by-step guide for complying with the requirements of the 2009 and 2012 editions of ICC's International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and the 2007 and 2010 editions of ASHRAE 90.1 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings referenced in the IECC 2009 and 2012 editions, respectively. The IECC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for meeting the agency's energy-saving goals.
To order the Guidelines publication, visit www.iccsafe.org/roof2012.
The International Code Council is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe and sustainable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.
The National Roofing Contractors Association is one of the construction industry's most respected trade associations and the voice and leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and advocacy. It represents all segments of the roofing industry, including contractors; manufacturers; distributors; architects; consultants; engineers; building owners; and city, state and government agencies. NRCA's mission is to inform and assist the roofing industry, act as its principal advocate and help members in serving their customers. NRCA continually strives to enhance every aspect of the roofing industry.