The White House and the federal agencies can lower residential energy costs by adopting the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code.
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ICF was commissioned to assess the state- and national-level energy and emissions impacts and economic benefits that could accrue over from the installation of code-compliant insulation in the residential, commercial, and industrial building sectors.
Insulation is a cost-effective, easy-to-install product that can deliver energy savings for the life of the building. With building operations accounting for 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, installing air sealing and insulation is the first, best step toward decarbonizing the U.S. building sector.