29 Jan '13, 11pm

Built Green Colorado :: Checklist for building it green

Builders are required to choose one of the three methods (items #1, #2 or #3 below) of meeting the Energy Efficiency Minimum Requirement. Note that item #2 requires a higher level of testing than required by the program’s random verification process, and that item #3, ENERGY STAR®, exceeds the “minimum” requirement; hence option #2 and #3 are awarded points while option #1 is not. Note that item #4 provides additional points, but is NOT a method of compliance under the Energy Efficiency Requirement. **NOTE: All Built Green-registered homes permitted on or after October 1, 2008, must comply with ENERGY STAR® for New Homes energy efficiency and verification criteria. Effective October 1, 2008, ENERGY STAR® for New Homes energy efficiency and verification standards will be the sole method of energy efficiency compliance for the Built Green program. Please see the Guide to the...

Full article: http://www.builtgreen.org/checklist/default.aspx

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