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Per a National Association of Home Builders press statement, "The NAHB is calling on the Senate to advance the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 (S. 1720), legislation that would significantly improve the U.S. patent process and stop patent abuse. Small business owners in home building and scores of other industries across the nation are increasingly being attacked by patent trolls who are indiscriminately issuing threatening letters to companies alleging patent infringement."

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS

ASHRAE, NAHB and ICC Team Up on Green Building Standard

Per a National Association of Home Builders press statement, "The NAHB, building science society ASHRAE and the International Code Council (ICC), developers of the ICC Family of Codes for the built environment, today agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard."

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