Third Party Energy Code Compliance Mechanisms: Research from Several Locations

Third Party Energy Code Compliance Mechanisms: Research from Several Locations

This memo is intended to explore one option for increasing energy code compliance in Vermont, namely the use of third‐party inspectors, by examining the experiences of other states and jurisdictions that have implemented such a system.  It begins by reviewing briefly the lack of an existing code compliance and enforcement structure in Vermont and then lays out the various aspects of a third‐party inspection system as on alternative, in the context of the experience in other geographic locations.