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EPA Issues Formaldehyde Rule
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EPA Issues Formaldehyde Rule

Agency rule combats use of formaldehyde adhesives in home building products. Read more

Could This California Town Become the Next Flint?
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Could This California Town Become the Next Flint?

Earlier this year, Stockton, Calif. city officials started adding chloramines to... Read more

Piping for New Construction: Plastic vs. Copper, a Clarification
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Piping for New Construction: Plastic vs. Copper, a Clarification

Healthy Building Science recently stirred up a hornet's nest when it published an... Read more

The Best and Worst Regions for Water Conservation
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The Best and Worst Regions for Water Conservation

Take a look at BUILDER’s interactive map of the states that have the highest and... Read more

EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool
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EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool

The new tool will help building pros consider increasing threats of severe weather... Read more

Clothes Dryers Get an Efficiency Boost with the Energy Star Seal
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Clothes Dryers Get an Efficiency Boost with the Energy Star Seal

As one of the most common and least efficient household appliances, the... Read more

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Energy Star V6 Has Big Impact on Windows Energy Star V6 Has Big Impact on Windows

Cost-effectiveness of high efficiency products under the program is among the window industry’s chief concerns. Read more

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EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup EPA Announces $11 Million for Brownfields Cleanup

Revolving loan funds will help the 31 grantees carry out redevelopment projects, including residential developments. Read more

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10 Business Trends That Will Shape Housing in 2013 10 Business Trends That Will Shape Housing in 2013

Builders were growing again in 2012, but new challenges lie ahead. Read more

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Investigation Finds Fault with EPA’s Lead Paint Cost-Benefit Analysis

A new report by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests that the agency reexamine the costs and benefits of its lead paint rule following an investigation that found limitations in the data used. Read more

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