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Air barriers and the new energy code

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IECC 2012; air barriers; energy code; air leakage

The International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 Edition (IECC2012) includes a new requirement intended to limit air leakage through buildings' thermal envelopes, including roof assemblies. The requirement, a change from IECC 2009, will significantly affect the design and installation of certain roof assemblies.

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