Codes and Standards



Water conservation through RESNET's Residential Water Efficiency Rating System.
Features
June 22, 2015

RESNET launched a new Water Efficiency Rating index to give homeowners an indication of their home's water-efficiency.

National Green Building Standard Green Certification Program Marks Milestone
Features
June 22, 2015

Home Innovation Reserach Labs recently achieved a major milestone with its National Green Building Standard certification program.

Construction worker cuts concrete kicking up a lot of silica dust.
Features
May 15, 2015

Industry coalition study contends that OSHA underestimated the cost of proposed silica rule

New San Diego Code May Mean Return of Bungalow Courts
News
May 07, 2015

A code amendment takes away hurdles for landowners

NAHB, other industry groups ask Congress to stop EPA’s expanded reach of Clean Water Act
News
April 20, 2015

Industry groups feared the proposed bill will create more red tape for developers

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News
January 09, 2015

Although the number of flips declined last year, the average gross profit for these projects is up.

News
December 19, 2014

APA-The Engineered Wood Association’s new online Wall Line Bracing Calculator eases wall bracing by streamlining the process.

News
June 04, 2014

According to the Department of Energy, the standards will save approximately 3.3 quads of energy and $63 billion in energy costs for products shipped between 2015 and 2044. 

News
March 03, 2014

Home Innovation Research Labs has convened the process to update the 2015 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS).

News
January 20, 2014

Outdoor fireplaces hidden inside the house violated local building codes.

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