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

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

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

What Money Is Out There?

Rebates and tax credits help offset the high cost of sustainable home-building.Published October 30, 2023Cashing in on SustainabilityBuilding a more energy-efficient or sustainable home typically costs more money. How much more depends on what level of energy efficiency a project is looking to Shattain and how early in the design process energy efficiency goals were discussed. To promote sustainable construction … Read More

Exceeding Industry Standards

Builders Exceeding Industry Standards

EnergyLogic highlights our building partners with projects that go above and beyond.Published August 31, 2023Geeking OutThe team members at EnergyLogic are proud to be “energy geeks” who get excited to be involved in projects that go above and beyond essential energy code compliance. We love seeing low blower door numbers, cool new technology in heat pumps and water heaters, and … Read More

Panelized Construction Moves Into New Territory

New materials and methods make high performance construction easier and more cost effective for builders. Published August 31, 2023An Old Dog with New Tricks Panelized construction has been an available solution to speed up construction and provide increased quality control for above grade walls for decades. But, newer solutions are bringing panelized construction to basements and crawlspaces. Epitome Foundation Composite Panels, manufactured … Read More

An Energy Recovery Ventilation System for the Win

Zehnder ERV

A Fort Collins remodel utilizes a Zehnder Energy Recovery Ventilation system that helps everyone breathe easier.Published September 12, 2022Written by Cody Farmer, Mainstream Corporation, and ERV Commissioning Trainee Trevor Donnelly, EnergyLogicDoing the Right Thing for Your Tenants and the PlanetWhen Paul Crosby was fixing up a dilapidated bungalow in Fort Collins, CO, he decided to educate himself about which improvements … Read More

Rebate Opportunities Arise After Marshall Fire

Marshall Fire Rebuilding Rebates Available

Homeowners in Louisville, Superior, and parts of Boulder County receive rebate opportunities to help begin rebuilding.Published June 29, 2022Moving Forward with HopeBuilders are gearing up to rebuild for Marshall Fire victims and working with homeowners to provide information and options to get back into their homes. Xcel Energy has stepped up in a significant way, offering rebates to homeowners meeting … Read More