This month is Building Safety Month, as recognized by the International Code Council (ICC).
Codes and Standards
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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.
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Entitled “Energy Codes WORK!’, the event will focus on achieving compliance, with sessions also covering development, adoption, policy, tools, and research.
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Regulations require builders to keep all stormwater runoff on their property to prevent pollution from reaching nearby waterways.
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Baltimore has already demolished 1,280 homes through a city government initiative called Vacants to Value.