Category Archives: Building Codes

NC Energy Efficiency Alliance 2nd Annual Summit


NC Energy Efficiency Alliance 2nd Annual Summit February 22, 2012 The NCEEA summit was hosted in Raleigh and packed with success stories!  For eighteen months the NCEEA has been educating stakeholders and promoting energy efficiency to North Carolina consumers.  The … Continue reading

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Fundamental changes to energy efficiency/green building needs your support NOW!


NC is poised to make history by implementing significant changes to building codes, appraisals and the Multiple Listings Services. Governor Purdue is supporting the historic initiatives that will increase the energy efficiency of new homes and value the energy efficiency … Continue reading

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Updating NC building codes to save energy


citizen input needed to urge adoption of 30% Efficiency Today’s N&O article, “Efficient Homes, Bane or Boon?” questions whether incorporating energy efficiency into new homes is cost effective and warranted during these difficult economic times. Multiple studies show that homes … Continue reading

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