The Michigan Residential Energy Code is upgrading from 2009 to 2015 on 2/8/2015, these changes will require changes in the energy efficiency components of a home. Come learn from Michael Holcomb of the Home Inspector General and founder of GHI on the basics of what the changes entail and what you can do to make sure you don’t get behind.
Know the basic changes of the code and how they impact your current plans
Hear strategies from the field on what can be done
Understand how the HERS index energy modeling tool can help you meet code & predict energy costs for your clients.
Learn about the green building rating systems that are now an optional component of the code & what potential tax deductions could be available for pursuing these.
Continuing Education – 3 hours
MI Designer and Builders License – GREEN
Michael Holcomb is the founder and former president of the GreenHome Institute. A HERS holcombRater since 1995. LEED for Homes Green Rater and Primary Quality Assurance Designee since 2005. Has rated successful projects in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Currently working with project teams throughout the Great Lakes Region verifying LEED for Homes, Green Communities, GreenStar and help 100’s of builder meet or beat the new energy code in a cost effective way.