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  • Energy Codes Update

    Consumers Union Energy Codes Update  Energy Code Congressional Briefing – Environmental and Energy Study Institute hosted a Congressional Briefing on the importance of consumer involvement in energy codes. Speakers at the event were New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Stacy Weisfeld of Consumers Union, Maureen Guttman of Building Codes Assistance Project, and Laura Richardson of New Hampshire’s Continue Reading

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  • Minnesota builders divided on energy code update
    Source: midwestenergynews.com (Tuesday May 1, 2012)

    As is common around the country, the home builders association in Minnesota is opposing an updated energy code by “grossly misrepresenting” the true costs of energy codes. Their argument against an updated energy code in Minnesota is that it will increase building costs by over $7000. According to builders already building to code and a Continue Reading