What the 2015 IECC Means for Contractors and Home Buyers

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What the 2015 IECC Means for Contractors and Home Buyers

The latest International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) sets a high bar for residential energy efficiency, and slowly but surely states are moving toward more energy-efficient homes. Along with stricter energy goals, the 2015 IECC introduced standard ...

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What the 2015 IECC Means for Contractors and Home Buyers

Author: Kim Tanner
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July 03, 2016

The latest International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) sets a high bar for residential energy efficiency, and slowly but surely states are moving toward more energy-efficient homes. Along with stricter energy goals, the 2015 IECC introduced standard ... [continue reading]

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Airtightness Testing and the 2009 and 2012 IECC

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September 01, 2013

Adopting better state energy codes is a significant achievement, but enforcing these codes at the local level will be the hard part. [continue reading]

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Update on Building Codes

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November 01, 2011

Early next year the International Code Council will roll out the first fully vetted version of the International Green Construction Code. [continue reading]

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Insulated Siding Provides Continuous Insulation

Author: Matt Dobson
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May 01, 2011

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, vinyl siding is already the top-selling exterior cladding in the United States. The vinyl siding industry, however, would like more people to think of it as a cladding ... [continue reading]

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CalGreen: California's Building Code

Author: Steve Mann
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May 01, 2011

At the Passive House conference held in Portland, Oregon, last fall, one European Passive House expert stated that the best way globally to reduce humanity’s carbon footprint worldwide is to legislate stricter building ... [continue reading]

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Raising the Bar for Home Performance

Author: John Tooley
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March 06, 2011

New standardized work specifications aim to eliminate work defects and transform the retrofit industry. [continue reading]

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3 People, 2 Cats, 1 Tiny Home

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Zero Energy Homes: Economical and Eco-Friendly

Nicholas Jones and Jennifer Parsons

Zero Energy Homes: Economical and Eco-Friendly

As global concern about energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and depletion of non-renewable resources continues to rise, more and more ...

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