Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Codes and Standards
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Wood-based products that are RPP-certified are eligible to receive points toward a National Green Building Standard Certified Home.
Floods in Connecticut. Photo: smackfu/Creative Commons.
The governor’s office said in a statement that the action is being taken due to the expectation of more frequent and severe weather events as a result of global warming.
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Employers should consider providing workers with hats outfitted with mosquito netting to protect the face and neck.
The living room of Arthur Casas’ “House of Tomorrow.” Rendering courtesy AIA.
The house will consist of prefabricated modules for rooms and living spaces.
Avondale, Arizona. Photo: Kevin Dooley/Creative Commons.
If voters approve, utilities would have to continue to give solar customers a one-to-one credit for most of the excess power they send to the grid.
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Building codes, local zoning ordinances, and rules governing aesthetics within the boundaries of homeowners’ associations have not always kept up with advances in sustainability.
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The document contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber, poles and piles, I-joists, and structural composite lumber.
San Francisco. Photo: Jeremy Brooks/Creative Commons.
The new San Francisco law makes it the first major US city to mandate solar panels on new construction.
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The proposed policy offers two options: the Department of Energy’s “Home Energy Score” or a similar energy-efficiency score through Columbia Water and Light.
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The goal is to increase market adoption of high-impact energy efficient technologies in the home remodeling industry.