Codes and Standards

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October 03, 2016

Even within local markets, there can be up to a 10 percent variance in the measurement of houses

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September 30, 2016

Solar is already the second leading source of power in California

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September 29, 2016

New York City leads the list of the areas where demand most outstrips supply

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September 28, 2016

More than 2,000 U.S. properties have experience 10 or more damaging floods

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September 28, 2016

The guide has hundreds of case studies and is organized around disruptive events including droughts, flooding, and landslides

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September 23, 2016

Chile could provide more affordable softwood to replace some of the supply from Canada

House Flipping Rises To Highest Level In Six Years

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September 22, 2016

Most houses are purchased with cash by flippers, which indicates that more financing is available for home transactions

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September 21, 2016

The updated standard is estimated to deliver up to $21.7 billion in energy bill savings and avoid approximately 143 million metric tons of carbon pollution over a 30-period

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September 20, 2016

The 74 sf home on stilts consists of 21 insulated panels, all connected by threaded rods, and costs only $1,200

Homebuilders wary of Trump’s deportation plan

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September 19, 2016

Builders in states near the Mexico border rely on experienced Mexican workers for framing, roofing, and drywalling.


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