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New ICC National Green Building Standard available
The 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard recently approved by the American National Standards Institute is now available for purchase through BuilderBooks.com in print and e-book formats.
The 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is now available for purchase through BuilderBooks.com, the publishing arm for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in both print and e-book formats. A collaborative effort between the International Code Council (ICC) and NAHB, the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard is the only residential green building rating system approved by ANSI as an American National Standard. The NGBS provides practices for the design and construction of all types of green residential buildings, renovations, and land developments.