Publications

Demand Response - Tech Brief Fact Sheet
Document Type: Compliance Tool, Fact Sheets | Publication Date:

Summary of the full technical brief which provides requirements for demand-responsive thermostats and water heaters that could be incorporated into model residential energy codes. It provides background on the benefits of these devices, impacts on the cost of construction, and model code language that can be plugged into the IECC or adapted into other energy codes.

Electric Readiness - Tech Brief Fact Sheet
Document Type: Compliance Tool, Fact Sheets | Publication Date:

Summary of the full technical brief which provides requirements for electric readiness that could be incorporated into model residential energy codes. It provides background on the basis and benefits of the provisions, and model code language that can be plugged into the IECC or adapted into other energy codes.

Field Study Factsheet
Document Type: Field Study, Fact Sheets | Publication Date:

The U.S. Department of Energy has provided funding for states to conduct residential field studies, with the purpose of identifying opportunities for energy code training & education in new construction. The participation of builders and local building departments is crucial in supporting this important activity.  This Fact Sheet summarizes this field study.