Analysis of 2012 IECC... New Study of Energy Building Codes in Nebraska
A new study released March 14, 2012 explores the impact of Energy Building Codes in Nebraska. Vandemusser Design releasedEnergy Impact Study of the 2009 IECC and 2012 IECC: Energy Codes for Nebraska comparing Nebraska's current 2009 International Energy Conservation Code to the 2012 Internationasl Conservation Code. The study shows that energy building codes establish minimum insulation requirements for both commercial and residential buildings. Residential codes benefit homeowners by ensuring that newly constructed homes make use of modern techniques and products that make new homes energy efficient. This results in lower energy bills and often improved thermal comfort for the homeowner.