Articles by Code Watcher Staff

2017 National Electrical Code Changes

New NFPA 70: National Electrical Code changes affect off-grid energy solutions such as energy storage systems. Jesse Roman writes from the National Fire Protection Association…


2016 LEED Homes Awards Announced

This year’s LEED Homes Awards are scattered across the entire US, showing the growing acceptance of LEED building ratings. Late last month, USGBC announced the…






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,…


Roxul Safe’n’Sound

This insulation reduces air flow and sound transmission between rooms. Ideal for bathrooms, bedrooms, nurseries, home offices and theaters, laundry rooms, garages and in-between floors, this stone…


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…