Housing News

February 18, 2015

As home values are expected to increase, outlook for minority communities is better

Proposed standards for gas fireplaces would eliminate pilot lights

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February 17, 2015

The proposed standard strives for cost- and energy-efficiency.

Boston looks to sell 250 lots for contractors to build affordable homes
February 13, 2015

Homes must be sold at prices aimed at middle-income buyers

February 12, 2015

In keeping with historic accuracy, the family supplemented antiques where reclaimed materials weren’t possible.

Solar panels face criticism in Texas for ‘industrial look’
February 11, 2015

For some residents, aesthetic value matters over carbon footprint and savings.

Most U.S. homes qualify for down payment assistance
February 10, 2015

Data was taken from Down Payment Resource's Homeownership Program Index

ASHRAE, IAQA approve consolidation
February 09, 2015

The consolidation is hoped to create high-impact resources for building professionals worldwide

Ten solutions to common OSHA violations
February 06, 2015

How do you avoid common OSHA regulation violations? Here is some advice.

Minnesota homebuilders ask court to delay fire sprinkler law

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February 05, 2015

Minnesota is the fourth jurisdiction to adopt some form of residential sprinkler mandate for single-family homes.

February 04, 2015

The bill will lower the amount of money solar customers get for selling excess power


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