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Building Energy Codes

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Energy Audits - Reading List for Professionals

Residential Compliance Using REScheck™

The REScheck (formerly MECcheck) materials have been developed to simplify and clarify code compliance with the Model Energy Code (MEC), the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and a number of state codes. The REScheck residential compliance materials offer two ways to demonstrate compliance: the trade-off approach and the prescriptive packages approach.

Weatherization Assistance Program

Steady Advance in Weatherization Technologies

A Guide to Making Energy-Smart Purchases

Weatherize Your Home—Caulk and Weather Strip

Energy Savers—Hot Winter Tips


Building Energy Codes Glossary
U.S. Department of Energy

California Energy Commission
[AT first glance, does not seem as good as the DOE site, above)

Addressing Indoor Environmental Concerns During Remodeling
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Glossary and Acronyms

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

nergy Star

Improve Your Home

Home Energy Yardstick (HEY)

Home Energy Advisor

Iowa Residentional Energy Code Toolkit [PDF file!]

State Energy Code Shared Resources: Kansas
[Several PDF files; good illustrations]

California Energy Commission
Energy Professional Training Videos
[Certified Energy Analysts, others...]

Also found at:

Comfortable Homes in Hawaii: Guidelines for Energy Efficient and Economical Housing

Good checklist.

Building Envelope
Energy Star
Your Home Envelope

Home Sealing
[Great color illustrations on the linked pages.]

Do-it-yourself Home Sealing

Finding a Professional Energy Efficiency Contractor

Solutions to Common Home Improvements
Prevent Warm Air from Escaping with Simple Door Maintenance
Iowa Energy Center

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Addressing Indoor Environmental Concerns During Remodeling

Good illustration used for navigation to sections.
Ventilation for Homes

What Kind of Insulation Should You Buy?
U..S. Department of Energy More...

Home Energy
Home Energy Magazine, 2124 Kittredge St., #95 Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 524-5405
Weatherization Training Center, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Technical Assistance Center
Weatherization Assistance Program Overview

Links on the right to presentations.
Weatherization Plus Contacts
Mr. Michael Snitzer, Program Manager
Department of Administration, Division of Central Services, State Energy Office
1 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Telephone: (401) 277-6920
Fax: (401) 277-1260
FY2002 DOE Funding: $1,170,171

DOE Regional Offices
Boston Region
Mr. Eric Beaton
Weatherization Program Manager
JFK Building, Suite 675
Boston, MA 02203-0002
Telephone: (617) 565-9732
Fax: (617) 565-9723
Website :

Worcester Community Action Council - Worcester, MA
Training skills necessary for careers in energy services and light construction. Local energy professionals support classroom curriculum as guest speakers and advisors, while fieldwork with contractors and potential employers in various energy disciplines provides job experience. Continuing education for certified auditors, auditors-in-training and weatherization contractors.
Ms. Jayne Windham-Eastty
Enery Conservation Training Coordinator
484 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
Telephone: (508) 754-1176, Ext. 157
Fax: (508) 754-0203
For more information visit the Web site at

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