Construction & Real Estate Tips - HERS Ratings (Home Energy Efficiency)

Posted by Elle Seybold on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 at 9:01am.

This week I am delighted to share with you my visit with home builder, Rob Gibbs, of Arete Homes of Santa Fe.  We talked about the benefits of owning a new home and explain what a HERS (Home Energy Rating System) rating is as well as dig into Santa Fe's green building code a bit.  Rob explains the testing and inspection process new homes undergo to determine a home's efficiencies, including insulation, windows, energy-efficient appliances and equipment, lighting, water use and more.  We briefly touch on WERS (water energy rating system) as well. 

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