Category: New Construction
Performance Point actively supports energy consciousness. We believe we are responsible for caring for the earth we inhabit. So, Energy Star compliance is one of the services we offer. It’s one of our core principles, not some high-faulting thing either. There are practical and financial benefits when builders and contractors support the program. Most people know…
We know building industry technologies and materials changes are moving lightning fast. New developments change on a weekly, sometimes daily basis. So this story kicks off a series of technical pieces that will give you the latest updates on the things we are keeping our eyes on. Energy Star is at the top of the list….
HERS stands for Home Energy Rating System. The HERS Index is the industry standard by which a home’s energy efficiency is measured. It accounts for all of the energy used in the house including lighting, appliances, framing, insulation, air sealing, water heating, and HVAC. The HERS rating process is governed by an organization called RESNET, Residential…