RESNET and the International Code Council have agreed to a comprehensive strategy to ease the transition of the implementation of the energy rating index option in state and local energy codes for the 2015 building code.
Nowadays, there are an array of incentives and marketing messaging behind energy and energy conservation and how it leads to monetary savings. RESNET shows that with home improvement, the savings are a reality.
The first residential green and energy efficient appraisal report addendum for use by appraisers has been developed by the Appraisal Institute, according to a recent update from RESNET. The Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum provides items of high performance house features that appraisers can consider.
More homeowners are switching onto the idea of asking for a HERS Score to indicate how energy efficient their home is. Icynene spray foam insulation plays a siginifcant role in achieving improved energy efficiency.
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