Vermont Energy Code Updates
Residential Building Energy Standard (RBES)
Commercial Building Energy Standard (CBES)
Multi-Family Home Energy Code Overview
A 2024 All Electric Ready home is $37,150 more expensive
than a 2015 Code built home.
The extra cost to build a home meeting the new "stretch code"
is $21,392, according to the Vermont Department of Public Service.
Only 16% of Vermont households can afford the mortgage payment on a median priced new home. Vermont has the least affordable housing market in the country.