Sunday, July 19, 2009

Tougher Home Building Rules to Save Energy for Decades

The NY Times article linked below outlines the importance and the value of the new energy codes and related inspections. If you're building, insist on it.
“If you build a building well, it’s an asset for 100 years; conversely, if you build a shoddy building, it can be a 100-year liability,” said Hal Harvey, chief executive of ClimateWorks, a group seeking to tackle global warming. “Energy building codes are the single biggest opportunity to save the environment while saving the consumer money.”