Posted on April 1, 2014 by Scott Gibson
The National Green Building Standard is getting an update, this time with the assistance of a well-known society of engineers.
The National Association of Home Builders announced that the 2015 rewrite of the standard first approved in 2009 would be with the help of ASHRAEAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
International organization dedicated to the advancement of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration through research, standards writing, publishing, and continuing education. Membership is open to anyone in the HVAC&R field; the organization has about 50,000 members.
, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, as well as the International Code Council.
The new edition will be called the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBSNational Green Building Standard Based on the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines and passed through ANSI. This standard can be applied to both new homes, remodeling projects, and additions.