Event Calendar

Friday, May 17, 2024

2024 Vermont RBES for Builders, Architects, Engineers, & Contractors

Start Date: 5/17/2024 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 5/17/2024 11:30 AM EDT

Venue Name: AGC/VT

1 Graves Street
Montpelier, VT  United States  05601

Organization Name: Efficiency Vermont

Steve Spatz
Email: sspatz@veic.org
Phone: (888) 921-5990

Vermont's building energy standards, also called "energy codes", are regularly updated to make sure we are on track to meet our "net zero energy ready construction by 2030" statewide goal. On July 1, 2024 the newest updates to Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES) and Commercial Building Energy Standards (CBES) will be effective. This session will review the new energy 2024 RBES, significant changes and updates, and options for compliance.

Learning Objective 1:
Learn about the updated 2024 RBES energy code changes and updates compared to the 2020 RBES.

Learning Objective 2:
Learn about how multifamily buildings are now addressed in a coordinated way in both RBES and CBES.

Learning Objective 3:
Learn how Vermont plans to achieve "net zero ready" construction by 2030.

Learning Objective 4:
Learn about Vermont's plans for implementing a new statewide energy code enforcement and compliance approach.