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Electric Codes Address Danger of Solar Arrays for Firefighters

The electric code addresses how firefighters should deal with solar arrays during a fire. The key is getting the word ...
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Light Straw Construction May Grow, as 2015 IRC Adoption Spreads

For advocates of natural building systems, codes are finally catching up. Straw-based building technology, which has been mature for many ...
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NFPA Launches Policy Institute to Support Fire and Life Safety Efforts

NFPA’s Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute launches with ambitious plans to educate policymakers on the importance of a “fire ...
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RESNET combustion appliance

RESNET Releases Amendments on Combustion Appliance Safety

RESNET sets effective date of January 1, 2018 for Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating Standards Amendments on Combustion Appliance Safety ...
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ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

 ACEEE State Energy Scorecard Released: Idaho, Florida, Virginia the three most improved states; Massachusetts is still number one. As more ...
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florida stormproof home

Stringent Building Codes Saved Homes During Recent Storms

During Hurricane Irma, Florida owners benefited from resilient housing efforts, but now some groups are attempting to weaken building codes ...
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