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Determine America’s Next Model Energy Code!

Want to play a role in shaping our country’s next model energy code? You can! Between 2006 and 2012, International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) efficiency has increased by 38%. This has resulted in individual consumers and...

energy codes

Energy Codes Need Your Help!

As elected officials consider how to put their communities on a path to a healthier fiscal and environmental future, there has been a surge of interest in updating energy codes. Supporters of green building design should get...

Drain the Rain on the Plane

This blog accompanies 1-2 minute videos (11-14) of www.GreenBuildingSolutions.org’s new educational videos on the perfect wall. They present Joseph Lstiburek, Ph.D., P.Eng, ASHRAE Fellow of BuildingScience.com, an international...

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