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Revised 2015 Manual for Engineered Wood Construction available

Photo: Martin Pettitt/Creative Commons.

April 25, 2016

The document contains design information for structural lumber, glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, cross-laminated timber, poles and piles, I-joists, and structural composite lumber.

San Francisco becomes first big U.S. city to require solar panels on new buildings

San Francisco. Photo: Jeremy Brooks/Creative Commons.

April 25, 2016

The new San Francisco law makes it the first major US city to mandate solar panels on new construction.

Photo Credit: Ian Muttoo, flickr Creative Commons

April 22, 2016

In some aspects of the economy, the real estate bust has had the sustain of a high-quality guitar, as its effects are still being felt today

Columbia, Mo., may require rentals to pass energy-efficiency test

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April 22, 2016

The proposed policy offers two options: the Department of Energy’s “Home Energy Score” or a similar energy-efficiency score through Columbia Water and Light.

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