The previously voluntary green building code in the city of Hailey, Idaho, is set to become mandatory May 1. All new construction will be subject to the code, and the city council may broaden the code to include certain remodeling projects. The code requirement on renovations would be triggered only if window openings or walls are added to a building, and would only go into effect if the project requires a building permit, changes the building envelope, and is not listed as an exemption.
New RESNET Label Provides Home Energy-Efficiency Ratings and Certifications Info
A one-page, consumer-friendly label is now available for all homes in the RESNET Registry
Meet the Zero Energy Ready Home Program Version 2
The latest version of the ZERH program aims to push home energy efficiency and performance to the next level
Utah’s Housing Recovery Hinges on Federal Permitting Reform
Despite a fast pace of new-construction projects statewide, demand for housing in Utah continues to outpace supply. Local builders say reforming an outdated federal permitting process could help