Is It Time to Evolve?
Don't be afraid to try out new or alternative building materials, products, and...
Energy Rating Index Gives Builders an Advantage
The ERI compliance path soon may be coming to a state near you--are you ready?...
Do Energy Codes Work?
Preliminary results from the largest residential energy code field study ever...
The Future of Energy Codes
While energy codes have moved from complex to simple over the years, it sometimes...
Seven Keys to Alleviating Permitting Pain
Home builders should urge their local officials to make the permitting processes...
Energy Codes Preserve Homeowner Health and Comfort
Failure to comply with the mechanical system provisions in the IECC can lead to...
Energy-Related Mortgage Innovations To Come Within a Year?
Three recent studies address energy efficiency and home ownership bode well for...
Owners of Energy-Efficient Homes Less Likely to Default on Mortgages
The more efficient the home, the lower the mortgage default risk, so mortgage policies should be adjusted to increase the affordability of energy-efficient homes, according to new study.
SAVE Act Would Make Efficient Homes More Affordable
The bipartisan-sponsored bill would require federal mortgage lenders to factor in energy efficiency.