Energy Alabama provided comments to the Alabama Housing Finance Authority’s update of their Design Quality Standards in order to encourage more energy efficiency in affordable housing. Much of the affordable housing built in Alabama is designed to meet these minimum standards. Our comments focused on raising the minimum standards in line with today’s market. This includes adding cost effective measures that can be completed with quick returns on investment and accrue the most benefits to end-use residents possible.
Our full comments can be found here: https://alcse.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/2017-Alabama-Housing-Finance-Authority-Plan-Comment-Form.pdf