24 Sep '11, 7pm

all I can say is WOW!! What will this do to a fragile housing market?

all I can say is WOW!! What will this do to a fragile housing market?

The 2012 International Residential Code (IRC International Residential Code. The one- and two-family dwelling model building code copyrighted by the International Code Council. The IRC is meant to be a stand-alone code compatible with the three national building codes—the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) National code, the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) code and the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) code. ) no longer includes its own energy-related code provisions. Instead, the IRC simply references the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). While the 2009 codes required that 50% of lighting fixtures in a new home to be so-called “high-efficacy” fixtures (fixtures using a CFLs or equivalent), the percentage has been raised to 75% in the new code. Duct tightness requirements have become more stringent. Blow...

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Energy Nerd: An Overview of the 2012 Energy Code

greenbuildingadvisor.com 16 Sep '11, 9am

The 2012 International Residential Code (IRC International Residential Code. The one- and two-family dwelling model buildi...

Code Friday.

isabellakuan.com 29 Sep '11, 10am

Tomorrow on the 30th of September,Pernod Ricard Malaysia will be launching their latest campaign to promote responsible co...

Can Market Access Save Consumers From $4 Gasoline?: A coalition called FuelChoiceNow has opened for business th...

Can Market Access Save Consumers From $4 Gasoli...

renewableenergyworld.com 21 Sep '11, 4pm

The coalition points to ethanol and natural gas as evidence of a marketplace that does not reward price-competitiveness an...

What We Can Learn from Solyndra's Failure

What We Can Learn from Solyndra's Failure

greenbiz.com 23 Sep '11, 3pm

Our national conversation has become so politicized that it's hard to talk about anything without setting off an argument....

‘Immigration will prevent fall in housing prices’ #Singapore

‘Immigration will prevent fall in housing price...

sg.news.yahoo.com 20 Sep '11, 3am

The influx of people into Singapore will ensure demand for new homes, according to a property expert. (iProperty … Accordi...

2011 Climate Corps Fellows Show How Energy Efficiency Can Pay Off

2011 Climate Corps Fellows Show How Energy Effi...

greenbiz.com 21 Sep '11, 7pm

Think energy efficiency is boring? Think again. A group of graduate students just gave us 650 million reasons to believe o...

St. Louis Puts Solar Power on Low Income Housing

St. Louis Puts Solar Power on Low Income Housing

triplepundit.com 19 Sep '11, 9am

Photo Credit: E. Andrew McKinney, Real Goods Solar The St. Louis Housing Authority has installed solar power systems on it...

I survived the Lenovo code-a-thon

I survived the Lenovo code-a-thon

e27.sg 19 Sep '11, 4am

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ICANN, But Will You? (or: Brother, Can You Spare $185,000?)

ICANN, But Will You? (or: Brother, Can You Spar...

searchenginewatch.com 21 Sep '11, 11am

What’s the top-level domain (TLD) of your website? If you’re a big brand, more likely than not it’s .com; if you’re a nonp...

You say tomato, I say code violation: Judge wages war against urban gardener

You say tomato, I say code violation: Judge wag...

mnn.com 20 Sep '11, 5pm

This instance comes from the Nutbush section of Memphis, where high school math teacher and GrowMemphis board member Adam ...

So who has tried the buffet at Fisherman's Market in Singapore? What are your thoughts?

So who has tried the buffet at Fisherman's Mark...

superadrianme.com 22 Sep '11, 3am

15 July 2011, Singapore – Originating from Kobe and Yokohama, Fisherman’s Market has finally opened its first restaurant i...

The military’s historic embrace of smart energy, by @drgrist

The military’s historic embrace of smart energy...

grist.org 21 Sep '11, 5pm

The U.S. military's embrace of energy efficiency and renewable energy is going to be one of the great stories of the comin...

Best Electric-Car Cargo Space: 2012 Nissan Leaf, 2012 Toyota Plug-in Prius:

Best Electric-Car Cargo Space: 2012 Nissan Leaf...

greencarreports.com 20 Sep '11, 2pm

By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield Contributing Writer BIO Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield is a self-confessed pet...

How the Internet destroyed the market

todayonline.com 15 Sep '11, 9pm

For most of the '80s and '90s, NBC dominated United States television: Miami Vice, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, Frien...

NREL Partners Take Technology to Market

NREL Partners Take Technology to Market

nrel.gov 14 Sep '11, 8pm

NREL Partners Take Technology to Market September 14, 2011 Enlarge image NREL Researcher Grant Balzer cultivates strains o...