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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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.
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Public works projects in a part of the Big Easy, the Gentilly Resiliency District, will be designed to retain and control water rather than to try to keep it behind levees and floodwalls.
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It means that FERC can continue to hold that small electric power generators, including businesses and residences, can have their power priced at the wholesale rate.
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The Guides are directed toward ensuring structural integrity to resist wind loads.
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AHV Communities’ CEO Mark Wolf recently said his company would allocate $100 million for the development of single-family home-rental communities in major Southern markets.
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The findings cover six of eight states included in the Residential Energy Code Field Study.
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DOE is interested in current state-of-the-art of savings prediction methods, forthcoming advances that could improve the accuracy and/or reduce the costs of prediction methods, and the potential market implications of improved savings prediction methods.
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Homeowners that build a rain garden, or a green roof, use permeable pavement or a dry well, can be reimbursed for around 75% of the cost.
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Increasing the cost of going solar takes energy choices away from many families and small businesses.