Another survey showing that energy codes are beneficial to consumers! In a survey of 40 Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association members at their general membership meeting on March 15, 2012 , a strong majority were in favor of energy codes.
83% – Energy codes should be enforced like other safety and quality standards of construction.
90% – Energy codes protect homeowners and renters from excessive energy costs.
80% – Energy standards will help to ensure quality home construction.
78% – Energy codes make homes more comfortable to live in.
73% – Energy codes help stimulate the economy and create green jobs.