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Residential Design: Stretch Code Overview and Compliance Options

  • COST

    Free for BSA members, $10 General admission. Learn more about membership options here.

  • TYPE

    Knowledge Community




    1.5 LU AIA credits available.

This course discusses energy code provisions specific to the Massachusetts stretch code, including the three available compliance paths – RESNET HERS, Passive House and ENERGY STAR. The presenter will also discuss how renewable energy tradeoffs for technologies such as solar PV, solar thermal systems, clean biomass stoves, or renewable primary heating systems. Available software programs and required documentation for each of these compliance paths will be examined.