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ARTICLE: Want Boston to be a Carbon-Neutral City? Raise Energy Efficiency Standards for Buildings
Building energy use accounts for 70% of Boston's carbon emissions. Energy codes can help the city reach its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050.
31 Percent Of U.S. Households Have Trouble Paying Energy Bills
A 2018 U.S. Energy Information Administration report that describes widespread hardship paying energy bills.
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Energy Conservation Code
ICC reports "the energy code has saved U.S. consumers over $44 billion and avoided 36 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions". And more...
Energy Codes are Life-Safety Codes
A two-page fact sheet from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance that describes the health-safety and other benefits of the energy code.
Energy Codes Are Life-Safety Codes
A 2018 SWEEP blog that describes how energy codes work in tandem with the other model building codes to ensure safe buildings.
Appraisal and Real Estate Information
Information on how to increase the appraised value of homes with energy efficiency features.