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"In the Mid-Atlantic Technical Resource Manual, it is 15 years. This is the "official" document used by Maryland, Delaware and DC. The source is a study done in Connecticut. Air Sealing starts on p 247. …"
"Jim, I agree, but the problem is really a rate structure issue. Since distribution is billed per KWH that is distributed, rather than a fixed charge, you absolutely have to change net metering laws to the wholesale rate. People with PV…"
New York is increasing its energy standards and is investigating the possibility of implementing the Passive House Standard for new construction and retrofit projects. Interviewee: Ken Levenson, with NY Passive House Assoc and 475.