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Oregon executive orders

Oregon Addresses Electric Vehicles and Energy Efficiency

For buildings, Executive Order 17-20 requires “new state-owned buildings permitted after January 1, 2022, and used primarily for office and ...
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codewatcher pennsylvania act 36

Pennsylvania Opens Communication with Energy Raters/Auditors

Here are the highlights of Pennsylvania's recent Act 36, updating the PA UCC. Pennsylvania – In late October, Governor Tom ...
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Codewatcher Seattle energy code

Seattle’s Energy Code Gets Tough

Starting January 1, 2018, the Seattle’s energy code will become more stringent (and more costly and difficult to achieve) but ...
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PACE program

Slowing Down The PACE?

A 10-year-old government financing vehicle that incentivizes renewable energy and energy efficiency is now in jeopardy of having its impact ...
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WERS

WERS Program Upcoming Events and Updates

The Water Efficiency Rating Score (WERS) program continues to expand. Here is the progress we made in September. The next ...
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texas adds criminal penalties to building codes

Texas Bill Introduces Criminal Offenses Into Building Code Arena

Texas builders support HB 2040 because of concerns about lawsuits and bad publicity brought on by less reputable contractors. Back ...
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