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What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Energy Codes| EcoBuilding Pulse Magazine | Codes and Standards, Building Code…https://t.co/Fx4kK3v7u1

What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Energy Codes| EcoBuilding Pulse Magazine | Codes and Standards, Building Code…https://t.co/Fx4kK3v7u1

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER. There is no doubt that the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States leaves many builders large and small pondering what the next four years will hold. The home building industry is beholden to dozens of regulations, from local, state and federal branches of government. One category of regulations that has received particular scrutiny over the past 10 years is building energy codes. Significant changes to the nation’s model energy codes over the past decade have made them a particular target of anti-regulatory attacks. In an August speech at the NAHB's mid-year board meeting, Trump spoke of cutting taxes and regulation. So, how might President Trump’s administration impact the nation’s model energy codes? Let’s focus on the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which is the ...

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