Cherylyn Kelley, IMT
Energy efficiency standards might not make the hottest dinner part topic but they have a huge impact on our daily lives. In this column, Cherylyn Kelley, IMT's Manager, Building Energy Codes and Policy, reviews 2022 highlights and offers insights into what's coming up this year, including federal funding available through the Inflation Reduction Act and updates on the International Energy Conservation Codes (IECC).
In May, the White House announced that HUD and the USDA are proposing to require the latest energy codes as a condition of financing and assisting newly constructed homes. In this column, Cherylyn Kelley at IMT explains why this announcement is a big deal and why, after years of advocacy work by many individuals and organizations, this month’s codes news has her feeling like a Pawnee superstar.