Media: Minneapolis considering home insulation testing requirement for older homes (Fox 9 News)

Feb 6, 2019

From Fox 9 News:

Minneapolis could be making some changes when it comes to selling your home and it has to do with requirements regarding insulation. Jesse Rausch of Century Insulation is preparing for changes in housing inspection requirements within the city of Minneapolis. For the first time in his career, insulation tests could be required for anyone selling a home built before 1980...

...The proposal was approved by a city council committee Monday after hearing from environmental groups who support the move.

“If you live in one of the coldest urban areas in America, you should know if your home is under-insulated,” said Chris Duffrin, of the Center for Energy and Environment...


 

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