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For a LEED Gold home, how much insulation is required?: R factor for roof, wall, and flooring a Leeds gold home?

Before getting into the LEED requirements, we must first look at your local building codes . The Massachusetts residential building code I spoke to the Newburyport Building Department and they referred me to the Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) for Massachusetts. The Massachusetts’ residential code is comprised of the International Residential CODE 2009 (IRC) with an amendments package. The IRC is a comprehensive code that creates minimum regulations for one- and two-family dwellings of three stories or less for plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy and electrical provisions. Massachusetts has amended the code by adopting the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for residential energy requirements. An overview of 2009 IECC can be found online here which summarizes the Climate Zones, required residential and commercial energy efficiency requ...

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