In many areas of the country, homes are receiving Energy Star labels they don’t deserve. Major errors like the ones shown in this photo are supposed to be caught by the HERS rater who performs third-party verification services. This home slipped through the cracks.
The photo shows at least four errors serious enough to have prevented the home from receiving an Energy Star label. Can you spot them?
Next week, we will post the answers that a Building America team, BIRA, came up with.