Beginning September 1, 2016, the State of Texas Adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC 2015) to be followed when constructing any new residential home anywhere in the State of Texas
With this new law all new single family residences built anywhere in the state after September 1, 2016 must be built in accordance with the Energy code of 2015.
This new code requires that all homes have a blower door test for air infilatration along with an A/C duct pressure test for air leakage before a certificate of occupancy (aka CO) can be issued.
There are also requirements for the home to be inspected at difference stages by a certified energy inspector to ensure compliance with the 2015 engergy code.
Only certified individuals are able to perform the blower door test and the duct buster (pressure) test.
SHELANDER HOME INSPECTIONS IS CERTIFIED TO
PERFORM ALL RESIDENTIAL ENERGY INSPECTIONS
IS ALSO CERTIFIED TO PERFORM RESIDENTIAL BLOWER DOOR AND DUCT PRESSURE TESTING