No need for a decoder ring, honest. These websites will define and explain for you the building energy codes you need to be aware of. Energy efficiency means saving money. Building codes are set up to make sure projects are completed according to standards that provide safety,energy standards,proper building standards and insulation.
Having a good rapport with building inspectors can be a huge advantage to the home builder and home owner alike. A good building inspector wants to make sure that the job is done right and up do the required codes and specifications. Letting them do their job and realizing that they will find things that need to be corrected, can go a long way to not only providing you with a safer more well built home, but will also make for a much more pleasant building experience.