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Nominate York Builders for the PEAK Award for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

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March 05, 2019
Do you work with a homebuilder constructing the most energy-efficient homes in the York region? 
Encourage them to enter a nomination for this year’s PEAK Award for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability.
This spring, Pennsylvania building codes will require all new construction to be 25% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2009 standards. 
If you know of a homebuilder who is already ahead of the curve, let them know that PEAK Award entries must be submitted by Monday, March 18.
If you are a homebuilder who needs help transitioning to the new building codes, the Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Programcan offer guidance and financial assistance.
Watch this video to learn more
Applicants must submit a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) report for each nominated property and must demonstrate extraordinary energy efficiency features — at minimum, modeled energy savings of 15 percent over the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code.® 
To submit an entry, complete the registration formand payment no later than March 18, 2018.Candidates are requested to submit before and after photos. A HERS report can be uploaded when submitting project photos. 
Enter a Nomination Today!
Builders who meet and exceed Pennsylvania’s new energy code can also qualify for financial incentives from FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities (Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power).
Contact the Pennsylvania Energy Efficient New Homes Program to learn more https://energysavepa-newhomes.com/codes-update/?utm_source=YCEA&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=17403