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An Introduction to the Zero Energy Ready Home Program

Late in 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home program announced the rollout of ZERH Single Family Version 2

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Authority Of EPA, OSHA among top U.S. regulatory battles for 2014

EPA looking to control small bodies of water; OSHA moving against combustible dust

Codes & Standards

International Code Council proposes 15% energy efficiency increase for next code update

New proposed updates from the International Code Council to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) would increase energy efficiency in new homes and commercial buildings by about 15%.

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3 vacation homes with style and pizzazz

Not exactly the simple cottages you remember from childhood, these vacation homes in Malibu, Calif., Indian Beach, Del., and Groton Long Point, Conn., are made for getting away — in style.

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