Vermont Residential New Construction 2002: Baseline Construction Practices, Code Compliance, and Energy Efficiency

Date Published

January 2, 2003

Abstract

The overall purpose of this study was to determine baseline construction practices of newly constructed homes following the implementation of the RBES code, and to assess the efficiency of lighting and common appliances being installed in these homes. Although not an exhaustive impact analysis of the efficiency program impacts, this study also highlights the effects of the the utility DSM programs of the late 1990’s and the ongoing efficiency programs currently implemented by Efficiency Vermont efficiency activities, as appropriate.

Authors

Program Administrator:

Vermont Department of Public Service

Organization:

West Hill Energy & Computing, Inc.