Impact of Advancements in Model Energy Codes: The value of energy conservation

January 17, 2014

There are several statistics, trends, and implications related to energy consumption and conservation that can be quite eye-opening.*

Economic impact

Resource impact

Environmental impacts

* This information comes from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) 2009 annual energy review, a New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) report, Comparison of Current and Future Technologies,” and a 2000 Franklin Associates paper, “Plastics Energy and Greenhouse Gas Savings Using Rigid Foam Sheathing Applied to Walls of Single Family Residential Housing in the U.S. and Canada.”

To read the full article, click here[1].

Endnotes:
  1. here: http://www.constructionspecifier.com/masterformat/impact-of-advancements-in-model-energy-codes-whats-the-effect-on-insulation/

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