Codes and Standards

April 03, 2017

These standards are meant to work seamlessly with WELL, LEED, BREEAM, RESET, and Green Star

New Rochelle, N.Y. Photo: WalkingGeek/Wikimedia Commons

March 31, 2017

Denser housing near public transit could ease some pressure on the city

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March 30, 2017

A new system takes the wholesale price of electricity and then adds a value on the environmental benefits of renewable energy

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

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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


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