Performance-based contracting involves HVAC professionals measuring the live, installed field performance of systems to ensure customers are getting what they’ve invested in. The field-performance measurements obtained by an HVAC professional are then used to rate the operating efficiency of the installed system.
2015 International Energy Conservation Code Will Provide More Flexibility
October 28, 2013
Energy efficiency advocates celebrated at the 2013 International Code Council (ICC) Annual Conference and Public Comment Hearings where building code officials approved an updated 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
The Zero Home Is Designed to Eliminate Homeowner’s Energy Bills
August 14, 2013
Vivint and Garbett Homes have announced what they say is the first affordable, climate 5 net-zero home to achieve a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating of 0. Located in Herriman, Utah, this non-custom, self-sufficient, solar-powered home, called The Zero Home, can generate as much energy as it consumes.