Air sealing at attic hatch // finish screws

The EPA Energy StarLabeling system sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy for labeling the most energy-efficient products on the market; applies to a wide range of products, from computers and office equipment to refrigerators and air conditioners. program developed the Thermal Bypass Checklist to ensure that all of the most common convective and conductive thermal short circuits would be addressed in Energy Star homesA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program to promote the construction of new homes that are at least 15% more energy-efficient than homes that minimally comply with the 2004 International Residential Code. Energy Star Home requirements vary by climate.. This GBAGreenBuildingAdvisor.com construction detail is one of about 70 developed for high-performance airtight, building envelopes.

How To Build An Energy Star Home: Building Plans For The Thermal Bypass Checklist

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Navigating Energy Star’s Thermal Bypass Checklist

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