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Why build an energy-efficient home?

Wiregrass Electric Cooperatives home energy standards allow homeowners to enjoy a more efficient home, which translates into something we can all enjoy — savings.

The following specifications were designed to help WEC members with building or remodeling an energy efficient home that is all-electric.

Building standards incorporate energy-saving features into building and remodeling plans:

  1. R-15 wall insulation minimum
  2. R-38 Attic insulation minimum and R-26 for roof/ceiling applications
  3. Attic ventilation required
  4. Recommend R-19 floor insulation for closed and opened carwl spaces
  5. Double pane Low-E windows with a U-value of .35 or less required
  6. Insulated doors
  7. Electric or geothermal heat pump required
  8. Electric water heating with a .90 energy factor required
  9. Exterior house wrap
  10. Recommend duct be located in conditioned area or must be insulated with a minimum of R-6 in unconditioned space

Split and packaged heat pumps must demonstrate a minimum SEER of 15 or more. Minimum Heat Season Performance Factor (HSPF) must be 8.5. HVAC equipment will be sized per the Manual “J” calculation.

ENERGY AUDIT

Contact WEC’s energy expert for a free home energy audit at 1-800-239-4602 or email [email protected] .

Download the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Savers booklet.

WATER HEATERS

Under the Touchstone Energy Home Program, Wiregrass Electric Cooperative will provide a free high-efficiency water heater if you qualify. Learn more about water heaters here.

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