Talk to your SmartRegs inspector or HERS rater and review your results to understand the efficiency improvements that you need to make to become compliant. Over the last eight years, the most common upgrades completed to reach compliance have been:
- Attic insulation
- Crawl space insulation
- Wall insulation
Other areas which may have room to gain a large number of points are:
- Heating and cooling equipment
- Duct leakage and infiltration testing
Boulder County offers a free energy efficiency consulting service called EnergySmart. This service can help you navigate the improvement process, hiring contractors, and applying for rebates.