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Stretch Code “Residential Cash Flow Analysis”

Modeling Analyses of costs and benefits to meet Stretch Code in gas and non-gas heated small homes

DOER hired an independent building energy consulting firm to look at the cost-benefit equation of building a representative set of new single-family  homes to the Stretch Code.

Stretch Code “Residential Cash Flow Analysis”

These are examples of both gas heated and non-gas heated homes, all of which show that homeowners see a positive cash-flow from day one from purchasing a stretch code home vs. a base code compliant home.  The table below shows four different single-family case studies, please click on the PDF document links in the table below to see the details:

Single Family – Cash-flow Analysis  

Single Family Gas Heated Home:

2,550 sq. ft., 3 bedroom

DOER Report 2,550 Square Foot Gas  

Natural Gas Heat

Single Family Electric Heat Pump Home:

2,550 sq. ft., 3 bedroom

DOER Report 2,550 Square Foot Electric 

Electric Heat Pump

Single Family Propane Heat Home:

2,550 sq. ft., 3 bedroom

DOER Report 2,550 Square Foot Propane 

Propane Heat

Single Family Oil Heat Home:

2,550 sq. ft., 3 bedroom

DOER Report 2,550 Square Foot Oil 

Oil Heat

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