True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Tennessee Climate Zone 3

True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Tennessee Climate Zone 3 Upgrading new homes in Tennessee’s Climate Zone 3 to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) will reduce out-of-pocket expenses for homeowners – paying off their initial investment in a matter of months. For the average new home, the 2012 IECC will only increase construction costs by a total of $2,194. When this amount is rolled into the average mortgage, real costs to homebuyers will mean a down payment inc...
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True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Virginia

True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Virginia Upgrading new homes in Virginia to the 2012 IECC will reduce out-of-pocket expenses for homeowners – paying off their initial investment in a matter of months. For the average new home, the 2012 IECC will only increase construction costs by $2,197. When this amount is rolled into the average mortgage, real costs to homebuyers will mean a down payment increase of only $440, and $8 extra on monthly mortgage bills. The added mortgage costs will...
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Virginia 2012 IECC Analysis

Virginia 2012 IECC Analysis Energy cost savings for a 2012 IECC home are estimated to be $196-368 per year ($16-31 per month), when compared to homes meeting the current energy code. Break-even on investment - the additional down payment and slight mortgage payment increase - occurs in as little as 15 months. After the break-even point, homeowners achieve a net profit (energy savings less mortgage costs) of $97-$267 annually. 2012 IECC homebuyers pocket $2,502 and $7,644 in net p...
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True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Tennessee Climate Zone 4

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True Cost of the 2012 IECC for New Homes in Tennessee Climate Zone 4 Upgrading new homes in Tennessee’s Climate Zone 4 to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) will reduce out-of-pocket expenses for homeowners – paying off their initial investment in a matter of months. For the average new home, the 2012 IECC will only increase construction costs by a total of $2,344. When this amount is rolled into the average mortgage, real costs to homebuyers will mean a down payment inc...
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