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Codes and Standards
Permeable pavers. Photo: Center for Neighborhood Technology/Creative Commons.
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.
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This is the first time the federal government has required real estate companies to disclose names behind cash transactions, and it is aimed at combating money laundering schemes.
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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.