Ruling gives sole authority on building codes to state Department of Labor and Industry
Environmental groups may challenge the proposal’s legality because it would leave utilities without energy-efficiency requirements.
The new regulations are designed to improve envelope performance throughout a building instead of just the walls.
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.