National Green Building Standard (NAHB)

Codewatcher Illinois energy code

Details of the New Illinois Energy Code

The Illinois energy code, based largely on the 2018 IECC, is slightly weaker than the model code. In mid-September, the ...
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NEMA wet electrical safety

Evaluating Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment

In light of all the natural disasters we have been experiencing, it might be time to brush up on how ...
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Builder Offers 10-Year Net-Zero Energy Guarantee

Amaris Homes goes right to work saving energy and cutting waste with its Afton, Minn., project. Few builders are bold ...
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California wildfire

Are Building Decisions the Cause of California’s Wildfires?

California’s deadly wildfires have a straightforward solution, experts say: Stop building homes in places that are likely to burn -- ...
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How to Get Home Energy Ratings Info to Realtors

In RESNET's latest podcast, learn how organizations deliver home energy ratings information to the real estate community. Learn how one ...
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net zero energy single-family house

Zero-Energy Homes Attain Cost Parity

The Rocky Mountain Institute's report on the economics of zero-energy homes offers new insights on the economic viability of net-zero ...
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