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…






Why Tougher Homes Won’t Be Built

Future homeowners will remain at risk from weather extremes if NAHB continues to block proposals at the 2016 Fall ICC code hearings. Bloomberg writer Christopher…