ICC, ASHRAE Publish Water Efficiency Code Resource
The International Code Council and ASHRAE have partnered to publish 2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code. The publication is the most complete code resource on water conservation and efficiency. It includes water-related IgCC provisions to support jurisdictions facing critical water challenges and drought.
“The updated WEP provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve one of life’s most precious resources—water,” said Dominic Sims, CBO, chief executive officer of the ICC. “The WEP provides a concise and comprehensive resource to address the challenges associated with water scarcity.”
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the IgCC covers water efficient plumbing, appliances, landscape irrigation, and mechanical systems. Plus, it features the latest provisions for alternate water sources like rainwater, graywater and reclaimed water. It promotes water conservation associated with both the building and the building site addressing numerous systems and components. It can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/1l707sa in soft cover format or PDF download.