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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The document provides an overview of the different types of seaming for metal roofing, a glossary of terms, training guidelines, safety recommendations, and more.
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Mandalay’s goal is to achieve a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) of 50 or less, without PVs, on every home they build.
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Solar power technology continues to ramp up in performance and drop in price.
The Phi Suea House in Thailand uses the innovative energy storage technology to power four family homes as well as several support buildings.
Shotgun house in New Orleans. Photo: Mario Antonio Pena Zapatería/Creative Commons.
One new pilot credit, the Passive Survivability design credit, is aimed at preparing building designs for functionality during emergencies.
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Fire-incident history and proximity to a drug lab are among the things of interest to buyers.
Amsterdam's Ijburg neighborhood is the first floating neighborhood with 97 houses.
That’s enough electricity to power 19 million homes, or the total electricity demand of five states.
The market is expected to get a boost in the next decade as builders incorporate the latest technologies to meet the increased energy efficiency standards.
The extension is expected to add an extra 20 gigawatts of solar power.