Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options
While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, Patricia Gunderson, a research engineer with Home Innovation Research Labs, talked about the changes builders will be facing as building codes demand homes that perform better.
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