Codes and Standards

March 28, 2017

Thousands more are planned for this year

Honolulu. Photo: Pixabay

March 27, 2017

A recent report found that adoption of the 2015 IECC would lead to about 21 percent energy cost savings for residential buildings

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March 24, 2017

Builders believe that raising energy efficiency standards will lead to higher home prices

Photo: Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia Commons

March 23, 2017

A city official estimated that the changes have increased the cost to build a home in Longview by as much as 7 percent

Photo: Brooklyn Microgrid

March 21, 2017

Brooklyn Microgrid allows people who generate electricity from solar panels to sell excess electricity credits

Photo: Smaack/Wikimedia Commons

March 20, 2017

In the last quarter of 2016, only 47 percent of all new residential solar installed was third-party owned 

Photo: David Sawyer/Creative Commons

March 16, 2017

A new report says 193,009 single-family homes and residential condominiums were flipped last year

Display at Ellis Island. Photo: Ludovic Bertron/Creative Commons

March 15, 2017

Housing markets with many foreign-born buyers, including Miami, Silicon Valley, and New York City, are most at risk

Riverside, Calif. Photo: Qwerty510/Wikimedia Commons

March 14, 2017

Solutions such as zoning reform are complex and require cooperation among government entities

March 13, 2017

The White House is proposing cutting the EPA’s budget by 24 percent


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