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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.
The AIA said this indicates homeowners are "increasingly favoring amenities and features that offer residents a sense of community."
These structures make housing more affordable in a place where the base price for a single-family home now tops one million dollars.
One standard says EPSS (emergency power supply system) equipment should be located above known previous flooding elevations where possible.