New Codes, Air Sealing and “Dynamic Walls”
New Housing Energy Requirements
The ante has been raised by states adopting the 2015 IECC energy code, and builders are scrambling to meet new requirements.
Roughly three-quarters of builders in U.S. states will soon have to comply with more stringent air tightness requirements of modern version of the IECC (either 2012/15 or 18). As builders seek to meet these requirements, they may be persuaded to…