Codes and Standards

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January 31, 2017

The home is composed of four structures: a house, an accessory dwelling unit, and two garages

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January 30, 2017

If the proposal were to become law, it would be the first such requirement in U.S. history

Amphibious house in the U.K. Photo: Baca Architects

January 26, 2017

A rising tide will lift all homes that have floatation capabilities

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January 25, 2017

There were foreclosure filings on 933,045 properties last year, 14 percent below 2015

January 24, 2017

A system such as Energy Star’s Energy Use Intensity (EUI) could provide a better market-driven approach to sustainability

January 23, 2017

The Public Policy Library, a new interactive platform, provides green building-related and LEED-specific policies

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January 20, 2017

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January 19, 2017

Although energy efficiency upgrades can produce energy cost savings, it can be a challenge to fund the upfront cost of these projects

Shops on Nantucket in Massachusetts. Photo: Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism/Creative Commons

January 18, 2017

Smaller communities in Wyoming, Massachusetts, and Washington are having problems creating affordable housing

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January 17, 2017

Ohio Gov. John Kasich vetoed a house bill that would have extended a freeze on the state's clean energy standards


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