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);…Details
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,…Details
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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…Details
As you may be aware, the Ninth Edition of the State Building Code (780 CMR) is nearly complete. The new, Ninth Edition code is based on modified versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC)…Details