Codes and Standards

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February 08, 2017

Redfin identified 10 cities in the region with the most potential for solar development

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February 07, 2017

The Dual-Objective-Based Tornado Design Philosophy adds about $1 per square foot to the cost of construction to improve structural performance

Tuksa, Okla. Photo: Pixabay

February 06, 2017

Newer buildings are holding up to an rising number of earthquakes in the state, caused by increased fracking for oil and natural gas

Eugene, Ore. Photo: Don Hankins/Creative Commons

February 03, 2017

Half of the top 10 cities with low inventory, including Seattle and Eugene, Ore., are located in that region

Robert C. Weaver Federal Building, the Department of Housing and Urban Development headquarters in Washington, D.C. Photo: Kjetil Ree/Wikimedia Commons

February 02, 2017

Since President Obama's policy had not yet gone into effect, Trump’s action essentially kept the existing policy in place and did not raise rates or mortgage premiums, National Mortgage Professional Magazine says

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February 01, 2017

The latest volume has information about roof decks, underlayments, materials, and design and installation, and construction details

Desert Rain

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


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