June 25, 2024

BetterBuiltNW June 2024 Newsletter


Learn Strategies for Satisfying 2021 WSEC-R Additional Energy Efficiency Requirements with New Resource

The latest resource from BetterBuiltNW will help you better understand and comply with the 2021 Washington State Residential Energy Code (WSEC-R) Section R406: Additional Energy Efficiency Requirements. The "2021 WSEC-R Energy Code Cookbook" is an essential guide for builders and designers of new single-family homes in Washington. The Cookbook offers simple “recipes” for compliance depending on home size and heating systems. Learn more and download the Cookbook resource.

Oregon Building Code Division Tools Make Understanding the 2023 Residential Specialty Code Easier

The Oregon Building Codes Division recently provided an overview of online resources, such as technical bulletins and checklists, that will help Raters or builders working in the state understand and comply with the residential energy code. Learn more about these resources for builders and Raters.


Must-read content from past newsletters just in case you missed it. 

High-Performance Home News

Every month, BetterBuiltNW highlights news articles and other media to keep builders and Raters/verifiers informed about key industry updates, program changes, and other features.

Built Green

Energy & Environmental Building Alliance

Energy Trust of Oregon Insider

Journal of Light Construction


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