With the Michigan Uniform Energy Code Rules now in effect (as of October, 2008), all new construction in Michigan of detached one or two family dwellings must comply with these rules by demonstrating one of the
- Meeting the requirements of the code.
- Meeting the requirements of the International Energy Conservation Code.
- Meeting the design, construction and certification requirements under the US EPA Energy Star Homes Program®
- Meeting the design and construction requirements in conformance with the national Home Energy Rating System (HERS) guidelines with a score of 83 or better. A certificate indicating the score
prepared by an accredited agency shall be filed with the code official.
Energy Auditors is an "accredited agency" that can certify your compliance with these new requirements for a lower cost than what the code requirements suggest without sacrificing the overall efficiency of the home.