Options for Solar Exemptions in Denver

Solar Solutions

Denver’s new energy code aims for residential electrification to meet 2030 climate goals, posing challenges in solar installation compliance. Published May 16, 2024Challenges and Opportunities Denver recently enacted a new energy code for all new residential construction. The jurisdiction is pushing hard for electrification, which is critical to meeting our 2030 climate goals. The city is now at the forefront of energy … Read More

New $10,000 All-Electric Program

New Xcel Builder Rebates

Xcel Energy unveils significant changes to its builder rebate initiative, set to take effect on July 1, 2024.Published May 9, 2024Revamped & RealignedThe updates to Xcel’s builder rebate program stem primarily from their dedication to supporting the United States’ climate objectives for 2030 and 2050. By implementing these revisions, Xcel aims to incentivize more builders to embrace all-electric construction methods. … Read More

Mid-2024 Program Changes: What Builders Need to Know

Changes on the horizon

Programs, like the seasons, change at a steady pace. Fortunately, unlike springtime in the Rockies, they are more predictable. Here is a summary of changes and a little bit on what each means to us.Published April 30, 2024ENERGY STAR Single-Family1/1/25 – Adoption of v3.1 Rev. 13 Key takeaways:  Sunsetting of sampling protocol  No longer able to remove sections of drywall … Read More

Important Considerations in the NEC

NEC Updates

The National Electrical Code has new updates that warrant a closer look.Published April 30, 2024EV Charging ReceptaclesBeware of lighter duty EV charging receptacles, they were never intended for the long duration charging modes that are increasingly common. NEMA 14-50 is the most common type. Look for something that is EV grade like the Hubbell NEMA 14-50R. Kitchen IslandsSection 210.52(C)(2): The requirement … Read More

EnergyLogic Partners Share Commitment to Building Better

From multi-million dollar slopeside houses and retirement living facilities to affordable housing, our partners are leading the way in energy-efficient, sustainable building.Published January 30, 2024Equipping Our PartnersEnergyLogic provides services for numerous projects across Colorado that run the gamut of meeting the basic energy building codes to consulting on hyper-efficient and sustainable buildings. Our team offers expertise and services in most … Read More

Get Paid for High-Efficiency Toilets

High Efficiency Toilet Rebate Program

Energy Logic is excited to partner with Colorado Springs Utilities to assist in their new construction HET (high-efficiency toilet) rebate program.  Published January 29, 2024High-Efficiency Toilet (HET) Rebate ProgramEfficient homes not only help customers save on utility bills but also contribute to reducing our community’s overall energy use. Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) has taken a significant step in promoting high-efficiency homes … Read More

RESNET® Carbon Rating Index

RESNET Carbon Rating Index

RESNET introduces a carbon rating index for assessing operational carbon emissions in residential construction.Published January 29, 2024Collaboration Is KeyAs part of RESNET’s ongoing efforts to help drive new home construction to net zero energy homes, RESNET has developed the CO2e Rating Index along with support and cooperation from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE), … Read More

Steve Byers Joins ANSI Standard Development Committee 1600

RESNET® has begun developing an ANSI candidate standard for calculating C02e emissions based on metered data for ratings.Published January 23, 2024Thought LeadershipWe are proud to announce that EnergyLogic CEO Steve Byers has accepted the invitation to serve on the Standard Development Committee (SDC) 1600. The SDC 1600 will play a crucial role in the development of a standard focused on … Read More

RaterFest 2023 Brings the Best of the Best to the Rockies

Energy raters and experts from across the country gather for EnergyLogic’s annual unconference.Published October 30, 2023Energy Geeks Unite! Like many professions, HERS Raters and RFIs have continuing education requirements. To take care of our requirements for all of our people, we annually have what we call RaterFest. Yes, we are geeks. It is a very efficient way to handle the situation. … Read More

Houses that Care for People and the Planet

Habitat for Humanity is committed to building homes that people can afford to live in comfortably.Published October 30, 2023Pushing the Envelope in Energy-EfficiencyHabitat for Humanity is best known for helping people who may never have a chance to own a home realize this dream. People may not know that this organization is often at the forefront of the latest building … Read More