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Codewatcher low income housing IECC

Low-Income Housing and the IECC

Part 3 of a 9-part series on the IECC addresses why low-income housing advocates support strong energy codes that ensure ...
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Farmers fight building codes West Virginia Codewatcher

Farmers Fight Codes Outside City Limits

Building codes prove to be contentious issue for Harrison, WV, Commission. JoAnn Snoderly, reporting in the The Exponent Telegram, talks ...
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Are You Skirting the IRC Kitchen Ventilation Code?

While maybe not intentional, many builders are cheating the IRC code when it comes to kitchen exhaust rules. Here’s guidance ...
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Do Building Codes Cause Bland Buildings?

Architect Duo Dickenson nails building codes for the proliferation of "boxy buildings." In his March 26 opinion piece in the ...
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Bipartisan Support of IECC

This second part of a nine-part series addresses why Republicans and Democrat Democrats Passed a Federal Law Embracing Improvements to ...
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CodeWatcher Municipalities vote on energy

Municipalities: Vote On New Energy Efficiency Standards

Justin Gillis' op-ed in the New York Times nails the importance of municipalities signing up with the ICC to vote ...
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