Stretch Codes Emerge as a High Impact Strategy for Energy Savings

Published by BuildingEnergy Magazine: For decades, local energy codes have defined the least efficient structure that could be legally built. Although codes have become stricter, they still fall short of industry experts’ recommendations toward zero-net energy. For projects that cannot offset energy use on site, the goal should be creating standards for ultra-low energy homes and commercial spaces on par with ZNE.

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