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- 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 profits over the length of a 30 year mortgage term.