The regulation, called SmartRegs, received strong support from [ Francoise Poinsatte, a [ When SmartRegs first broke into the council's agenda [ Since all of the buildings in the entire world are existing, if we do not make significant reductions to [ In witness of an over-capacity meeting hall, Mayor Susan Osborne said it was, "the most important issue we'll tackle this year, and [ Author s : Carrie Jackson Published: May 18th, SmartRegs is a potential city policy that will create minimum standards for energy efficiency in rental units, such as sealing gaps in windows, installing programmable thermostats, low-flow shower heads and insulation. SmartRegs has already [ However, there are some details in the regulations that need correction and further work. As is often stated, the [
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All licensed rental housing in Boulder must pass a Smart Regs inspection before December 31, If your property is not currently licensed, it will need to be prior to the inspection. Designed to eliminate hassle, EnergySmart will provide:. Owners and property managers with a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for energy efficiency solutions; A free, dedicated energy advisor to assist with determining where individual properties stand in relation to SmartRegs compliance, and to recommend the best method of compliance for each individual rental property; and Direct installation of free energy efficiency measures, help scheduling contractors for any efficiency improvements that need to be made, and assistance identifying and applying for eligible rebates and incentives. Contact EnergySmart at www. The rental license for all licensed rental properties that do not pass a SmartRegs inspection before the end of will expire on Dec. Additionally, until the property reaches SmartRegs compliance, you will not be able to receive or renew a rental license at the start of and beyond. The discovery of an unlicensed rental property will result in legal action.
With that in mind, I have diligently worked at improving my properties and at having them debt free by the time I reached my mids. I am nearly there on both counts! Both properties have had energy audits through a student project offered by the University this past winter. There are 5 apartments in the big building and two in the other.