maybe you presumers should look at Utah construction, it is no different than
anywhere else. We all use the same building code. Utah has energy rated homes
All Western U.S. states have updated their energy standards for new construction
-- all EXCEPT Utah.2x6 eternal walls, Triple paned exterior
windows, Not only do they cut heating and cooler by 50%, but they
are also meet higher California earthquake codes.A $350,000 home --
with that 2% added cost increase during construction (~$7,000), equates to a return on investment in less than 3 years, and will pay for
itself by energy savings in 30 years.Not to mention being able to
have 3 times as many homes in the valley with LESS pollution - and that is
without renewable energy sources.But then, - What do I know?, I'm just an engineer with 40 years experience, not a politician or
Right after they do something about that nasty plume coming out of the magnesium
Are "building energy codes" some of the regulations that Trump wants to
do away with?
Why doesn't Utah have the same CARB standards that Calif. has for vehicles?
Why don't Utah's representatives disagree with Trump
when he said he wants to eliminate the requirements for cleaners vehicles that
auto manufacturers must meet?Party and power mean more than
something good for the country.
" State policymakers can do their part by updating our energy code this
upcoming legislative session."You do understand that a huge
portion of our GOP Lawmakers are builders, developers and real estate
guys-right? Don't look for them to impose better regs, that will cost them
money in their personal business life. Now matter how it betters the rest of us.