Building Codes

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Colorado Bill May Force New Homes in Wildfire-Prone Areas to Adhere to State Codes

A forthcoming controversial bill could create a board that would tell local... More

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How Customized Building Codes Can Improve Climate Resiliency

Amid accelerating global warming, the housing industry faces the need to implement... More

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Washington Building Code Council Votes to Require Heat Pumps in New Construction

The decision could help the state further reduce carbon emissions by electrifying... More

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Breaking Down the Inflation Reduction Act—and Its Potential Costs for Builders

What will the IRA mean for your business and bottom line? Here are the possibilities. More

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Best Practices and Considerations for Building Homes in Cold Climate Regions

Snow loads, ice dams, and insulation are top concerns when building in areas prone... More

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Dallas Development Services Rolls Out Rapid Single-Family VIP Program

For qualifying projects, the appointment-based program can help builders get their... More

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Survey Examines the Building Code Enforcement Process

JLC asked their readers to weigh in on the building code enforcement process in... More

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Key Steps to Execute When Building Homes in Wildland Urban Interface Areas

Builders face numerous decisions, from material choices to landscaping, that can... More

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Utah Commission Approves Energy-Efficient Building Code

Now off to the state Legislature, the proposed housing code could reduce C02... More

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