Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
Codes and Standards
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Citizens Bank has donated $140,000 for the project, which features sustainable design and green features.
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The study was designed to help builders and buyers select the best materials.
The new lighting standard would apply to General Service Lamps, including LED and compact fluorescent lights.
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Nearly half of the respondents surveyed said fewer illegal workers means more U.S.-born or other legally authorized workers will enter the residential construction workforce.
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The container houses will be built side-by-side in a single row with about 10 feet between each house.
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Green Seal is seeking participation from industry professionals who can register and provide input.
Recent research papers from economists that have questioned costs and benefits of energy efficiency programs and policies have been flawed.
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Environmental groups charge that state Department of Environmental Protection's Coastal Zone Management Act rules allow too many buildings to be in the path of future storms.
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OSHA said an inspector saw four employees working without fall protection systems, and that the workers were at risk of falls of more than 14 feet.
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The NAR report found that the price for a median existing single-family home increased in 81% of the markets measured.