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The Future of Energy Codes
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The Future of Energy Codes

While energy codes have moved from complex to simple over the years, it sometimes... Read more

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Committee Members Picked for Development of the 2015 NGBS

In cooperation with the International Code Council, ASHRAE, and the NAHB, Home Innovation Research Labs recently announced appointments to the Consensus Committee for the next version of the National Green Building Standard. Read more

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NAHB Provides Value and Support to Its Members

Chairman says NAHB membership is the best investment a member can make in their business and their future. Read more

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Brain Buster: 2012 International Energy Conservation Code

It's time to test your knowledge of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code that likely will be implemented in your state soon. Do you know what the 2012 IECC mandates? Get out your pencil or pen and take our quiz, then view the results page to see how you measure up! Read more

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Are Building Codes Revised Too Often?

Pennsylvania is the latest state to take up this debate, but the question is national in scope. Read more

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Best Practices: Closed Crawlspaces Best Practices: Closed Crawlspaces

Closed crawlspaces provide many benefits over vented ones. Here are a few tips on how to construct them. Read more

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I-Codes Design Guide Released

A new guide aims to unify roof and wall insulation values among the International Energy Conservation Code, the International Green Construction Code, ASHRAE 90.1, and common forms of construction. Read more

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Rebuilding Joplin: The Aftermath of a Tornado Rebuilding Joplin: The Aftermath of a Tornado

Slowly but surely, the city comes back to life after an F-5 killer tornado. Read more

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At Builder Group's Urging, Utah Lawmakers Block 2009 Energy Code

Legislature ignored recommendation of the state's Uniform Building Code Commission to accept the newer standard. Read more

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Dear Builder's Engineer: Can an Inspector Legally Reject Engineered Plans? Part 1 Dear Builder's Engineer: Can an Inspector Legally Reject Engineered Plans? Part 1

The first question to be answered is: What does code require? Read more

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