FAQs on EEA Home Energy Scorecard (HES) Legislation

What is a Home Energy Scorecard (HES)? A home energy scorecard provides home owners and tenants with: a comparative evaluation of the energy performance of a residence, including an estimate of expected energy consumption and cost based on the home’s physical features (e.g. insulation, HVAC equipment) and “average” occupant behavior (e.g. heating and cooling usage);…

EEA Home Energy Scorecard (HES) Legislation

SECTION-BY-SECTION SUMMARY An Act Relative to Consumer Access to Residential Energy Information SECTION 1-2: RGGI Funds for Scorecard Implementation & Residential Energy Efficiency I Amends the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) statute to authorize the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) to expend RGGI Trust funds to promote greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation and climate change adaptation,…

On-Boarding Training

On-Boarding Training for Municipal and State Building Inspectors March 19-20, 26-27, April 2-3, 2018 The Office of Public Safety and Inspections will convene an On-Boarding Training for Municipal and State Building Inspectors. It is different and distinct from exam preparation courses and, although intended for newer inspectors, is open to all. The training seminar will…

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Construction Worker Shortage Raising Costs of New Projects

More than 80 percent of construction companies are having a hard time finding qualified workers, according to a survey of 1,386 companies by Associated General Contractors of America. Carpenters, sheet metal installers and concrete workers are in especially short supply, but construction companies also are having difficulty filling salaried positions such as project managers, estimators…