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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Housing and Community Development
Board of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code [13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ends 6/26/2020
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6/26/20  6:29 am
Commenter: William Stewart, representing myself

Enhancing Building Energy Efficiency codes reduces owner costs AND carbon emissions

Our building energy efficiency codes are far behind most in the 1st world, and are one reason our building energy costs and carbon emissions are so high. Additionally, greatly improving our building energy efficiency building codes will make achieving our renewable energy targets far less expensive, so improving the code will be a win-win-win.

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