Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to pass in REMRATE vs Energy Star 2.5/3.0Any Help appreciatedContinue
"The rebate is tied to heating/cooling energy usage. I've simulated a lot of different things trying to determine what makes the biggest impact for Atlanta - Zone 3, and equipment efficiency seems to have the biggest impact. 15 SEER with a…"
"We too are located in Washington State and have found that most homes built to the "NW Energy Star" requirements meet the Federal tax credit. The exception is a ranch style house meeting the bare ES minimums - they usually have to…"
"Going from Energy Star to tax credit level in Washington State may not require any addition measures depending on which compliance pathway you choose. To qualify my statement, the "Northwest Energy Star" requirements are more stringent…"
Is anyone "modeling" Homes to achieve the 2011 Federal Tax Credit? In our climate zone (2), Im trying to get a handle on the "Must Do's" to pass in REMRATE vs Energy Star 2.5/3.0Any Help appreciatedSee More
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This 1950s Montreal house was retrofitted to become a super efficient passive house by adding a 16 inch thick layer of cellulose insulation to the exterior. Maison Ozalée's builder, Richard Price from Construction Le Tournesol, also used triple…