Full compliance with established U.S. energy codes would yield $6 in energy savings for every $1 invested, according to analysis by the Institute for Market Transformation.
“If we had 100% compliance with energy codes on the books, we’d see dramatic increases in energy savings nationwide,” said Stephen Cowell, Chairman and CEO of Westborough, MA-based Conservation Services Group. “Once the design, construction, and enforcement professionals understand the most up-to-date building science, compliance improves and net energy savings will follow.”
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