New Home Building Code Testing
We all knew it was coming, and now it’s here, mandatory changes to the residential energy code are required as of February 8, 2016. Even though the new code is labeled 2015, it is actually a combination of the current code and a modified version of the 2015 IECC. These changes expect builders to provide leakage testing results from both the building envelope and heating and cooling ducts. The new base energy code requirements also include mechanical ventilation, insulation upgrades, equipment sizing, and increased lighting efficacy. If you want to focus on keeping your projects on time and profitable call GreenFIT Homes to help you with these new requirements from the testing and verification to product selection and implementation.
Other GreenFIT Homes Services to Assist Builders with Energy Code Compliance
Air Sealing: GreenFIT Homes has been a leader in the metro Grand Rapids area when it comes to building science and air sealing done the right way. GreenFIT Homes specializes in rim joist air sealing, attic and basement air sealing for small commercial and residential buildings. We utilize state of the art testing and thermal imagining technology to make sure the house is air sealed and insulated properly and professionally. Our staff is professionally trained and qualified to ensure an air tight home at an affordable price while using testing to make sure of the proper infiltration. Additional testing and services for home builders include:
- Michigan Energy Code Compliance
- Blower Door & Duct Leakage Testing
- Thermal Infrared Inspections
- Combustion Appliance Testing
- Energy Audits
If you are a builder and need assistance meeting the new energy code requirements in the Grand Rapids or West Michigan area or would like to speak with us about other energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, fill out the form on the right to request a free, no-obligation quote. If you’d prefer to speak to one of our energy efficiency experts, call us directly at 616.887.2901.