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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ISO says the document provides a comprehensive examination of building codes and their enforcement in 20,800 communities representing 87% percent of the U.S. population.
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California authorities have charged two men with a 12-year scam in which the pair allegedly posed as licensed professionals and drew up engineering and architectural plans for homes, apartments, commercial properties, and strip malls.
Houses in Detroit. Photo: Stan Wiechers/Creative Commons.
Civic and business leaders have identified eight neighborhoods that they believe have the best chance of a revival.
Bungalow houses in Chicago. Photo: Robin Amer/Creative Commons.
The average urban home is worth about 2% more than the average suburban home, according to Zillow.
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Rail-free racking fixes solar panels directly to individual roof mounts, instead of standard long rails.
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The company has also been placed on probation for five years, during which it must implement a strict environmental compliance plan.
The Department of Energy has finalized a list of 13 total rule changes for 2015
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A series of three manuals were developed in a cooperative effort between AWC and FireforceOne, a consulting firm led by a former California State Fire Marshall Ronny Coleman.
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The “Freeing the Grid” scorecard, released Monday by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council is a handy tracker for policies that promote “net metering.”
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One type of fraud involves paying employees cash off the books so that the amount of payroll on which premiums are calculated is reduced.