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January 13, 2017

A Home Energy Score provides homeowners with information about their home’s energy performance and recommends improvement projects that can save energy and lower utility bills

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January 12, 2017

Homeowners can use programs such as PACE and HERO to afford new advancements in air conditioning, fenestration, and appliances

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January 11, 2017

Housing production statewide has been more than 100,000 new homes short of demand annually over the last decade

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January 10, 2017

Some companies have adopted remote operated camera systems to mitigate risk in real time

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January 09, 2017

Four of the five growth areas, including the booming Seaport District in South Boston, are vulnerable to flooding according to a new report

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January 06, 2017

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January 05, 2017

Layers of extra-thick insulation and triple-pane windows that use solar gain to produce heat are keys to the concept

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January 04, 2017

Rising rents, high home prices and student debt, are preventing many millennials from buying their own homes

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January 03, 2017

Knots, checks, shakes, and pitch pockets can lead to structural failures

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January 03, 2017

The IECC is used as a model code by more than 40 states and is updated every three years

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