Energy Code Cost Calculator

How Do Energy Codes Affect Builders’ Construction Costs? Over the past 10 years, residential energy codes have become more and more stringent in many states. Since 2006, the International Code Council (ICC) has released a new International...

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HERS Demand Increases in 2013

70% more homes received HERS (Home Energy Rating System) ratings in the US in 2013 than 2012! The number of homes rated grew to 218,000 from 128,000 in 2012.  The chart below shows the number of ratings by year since 2008.  The sharp increase...

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Ekotrope for Vectorworks

Too many new applications to learn? Ekotrope now provides you with energy analysis features from within your favorite CAD program Energy Consumption & Estimated Bills Estimated Construction Costs Energy rating estimation ( e.g. HERS™...

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Ekotrope CAD Plugins

Sketchup™, AutoCAD®, Revit® and Vectorworks: Too many new applications to learn? Ekotrope now provides you with energy analysis features from within your favorite CAD program Energy Consumption & Estimated Bills  Estimated Construction...

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