building codes

Real Builders Respect Building Codes

  In his first column for the newly launched CodeWatcher magazine, Green Builder Media founder Ron Jones talks about builders’ reactions to regulation. If one…


Florida: Solar and Building Codes

Florida has until October 1 to decide whether onsite renewable power generation may be used for code compliance. Back in late March, the Green Builder Coalition reported…


New ICC CEU: Treated Wood for Decks

  A new ICC CEU is available on code compliant treated wood for residential deck construction. “Code Compliant Treated Wood for Residential Deck Construction” is…


Icynene Classic Max

No ignition barrier in residential unvented attic applications needed with this product. Icynene Classic Max is a one-and-done innovation from the industry leader that eliminates…




Building Codes: Under Attack

The NRDC points why we can’t sit idly by while an energy efficiency “roll back” of the model building energy codes looms. As reported by Laura Urbanek,…




RESNET 2017 Conference Registration Opens

Call for session nominations for RESNET Building Performance Conference announced. The 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference covers home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building…