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codewatcher zillow RESNET

Half of New Home Buyers Want an Energy-Efficient Home

Consumer housing trends report finds 50% of new homes buyers want an energy-efficient home. The Zillow Group's Consumer Housing Trends ...
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codewatcher wers new mexico

New Mexico Builder To WERS Certify All Homes

RayLee Homes to pursue WERS Certification on all new homes. RayLee Homes announced they will submit all new homes through ...
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CodeWatcher RESNET fire sprinkler guidance

RESNET Addresses Effect of Temporary Sprinkler Heads on HERS Tests

RESNET releases standard interpretation for fire sprinkler head configuration for airtightness testing. The RESNET Standard Development Committee (SDC 300), Testing, Calculation ...
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USGBC Announces LEED v4 and CALGreen Alignment for California

New projects built to California’s robust energy and green building codes (CALGreen) are pre-approved for significant streamlining of fundamental LEED ...
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CodeWatcher utilities offer money for HERS

Utility Offers Rebates to Builders Putting Up HERS Rated Homes

Utilities are becoming bigger players in pushing energy efficiency in homes. As part of the Intermoutain Gas Company's new Energy ...
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codewatcher north carolina hers scores

Report Proves HERS-Scored Homes Fetch Higher Sales Prices

Charlotte has the highest number of high performance home sales in North Carolina.   The North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) ...
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