A passive cooling strategy, cantilevered roof, and thermal chimney are among techniques powering award-winning house
Ban based on concern about fire retardant wearing off of shingles
Residential PV installations were up 49 percent year-over-year through the third quarter.
Single-family and multifamily starts reached five-year highs as nationwide housing production rose 22.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million in November.
The new technology uses 3D snapshots to measure how much sunlight a building receives.
The Housing Market Index is up 11 points since December 2012 and has been above 50 for the past seven months.
The online form will provide workers who have been retaliated against with an additional way to reach out for OSHA assistance.
Costs associated with supply chain, labor, and permits comprised 64 percent of the price of residential solar systems in the first half of 2012, while they took up between 50 percent to 52 percent of commercial solar systems, according to a report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
A 492-page draft report reveals a lack of tornado-resistance building-code standards nationwide.
The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released A Roofing Contractor's Guide to LEED, which helps familiarize roofing professionals with the roofing-specific issues related to the LEED Rating System, version 3.