Category Archives: Home Energy

Building Safety Department to continue IBC meetings Monday – Camp Verde Bugle – Camp Verde, Arizona

CAMP VERDE – On Monday, the Town of Camp Verde’s Building Safety Department will host another in a series of public meetings to discuss the potential adoption of the 2012 International Building Codes. The Nov. 4 meeting will be the

The Roadmap to Reducing Solar PV “Soft Costs”

The Energy Department’s DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory NREL recently issued a new report, “Non-Hardware ‘Soft’ Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential and Small Commercial Solar Photovoltaics, 2013–2020,” funded by DOE’s SunShot Initiative and written by NREL and Rocky Mountain Institute RMI.

Sunny Side House / Wallflower Architecture + Design | ArchDaily

From the architect. The site would not appeal to most local homebuyer as it immediately ticks several negative boxes for what are deemed liabilities in a residential semi-detached plot. It is long and narrow, with both the long side and

‘One size fits all’ rules don’t work with energy codes for new construction – The Prescott Daily Courier – Prescott, Arizona

The 2012 IECC Code does have some sensible requirements that will benefit buyers of new homes. But the value of some requirements is debatable. And I wonder about a “one size fits all” energy code. The new code has “climate

Council postpones final vote on energy codes

The Flagstaff City Council took a step back Tuesday night from requiring new, stricter energy-efficiency construction for new homes. The group decided instead to come back to the issue on July 16 for a possible decision. The council is looking

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