What is a HERS energy rating? Why should my home be energy rated? How do I get a HERS rating?
As if there wasn't enough to know and consider when building or buying a new home...welcome the HERS rating. Actually the HERS index has been around for quite a while. It is the standard by which a home's energy efficiency is measured.
Every home that REEF builds is energy rated, so it's part of our daily life. Here's an easy way to get up to speed on energy efficiency ratings: