Environmental groups may challenge the proposal’s legality because it would leave utilities without energy-efficiency requirements.
Builders say adding more windows and restricting cladding materials would increase the cost of building without raising appraised values.
The electronic database will update automatically with contact information and status updates
First-time, low-income and returning buyers are all eligible for the reduced rate.
Program could save homeowners 20 percent on solar power
Proposed three-year pilot would allot $5 million for homes 300 sf or less
The world’s leading trade show for architecture, materials and systems will be held in Munich, Germany, from Jan. 19 - 24, 2015.
Land use and management will also be a focus to improve efficiency and productivity.
Bringing state codes up to 2015 ICC standards would simplify interstate development.
Implementation of the system could cut installation costs of solar electricity more than half by 2020.