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
The measure must pass a third and final reading to become law
Stronger building standards and codes have contributed to stronger roofs in the region
Homes built before 1994 did not have to follow stringent earthquake codes, making a vast majority of homes vulnerable.
The plan calls for hundreds of miles of new bus-only lanes, bicycle lanes, and traffic calming measures over the next 20 years
U.S. residential solar grew 76% in the first quarter of this year
One research firm projects solar gardens will make up a large market share of the industry by 2020
It’s especially “ready for zero” when simple low- and no-cost measures are included
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers demanded that it be distanced from the EPA made rule
The report includes more than 30 specific urban design recommendations for urban planners and policymakers
According to the company, it will be the first master-planned community with the option