$810 Million Funding Needed to Achieve 90% Compliance With Building Energy Codes
Building energy codes are one of the nation's most effective means of reducing energy costs and cutting pollution, but widespread noncompliance weakens these savings. An analysis by an IMT-led task force of experts reveals an annual spending need of $810 million for compliance initiatives at all levels of government, including training, outreach, implementation, and enforcement. Spending would yield a benefit-cost ratio of 6:1 and average annual energy savings ramping up to over $10 billion by 2040.
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