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ASHRAE, NAHB, ICC to develop new national green building standard

ASHRAE is pleased to stand beside NAHB and ICC as a co-sponsor of ICC/ASHRAE 700.
March 31, 2014

This is the third edition of the standard and the first time that ASHRAE has partnered on its development.


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The greening of Rivera Greens with geothermal heating and cooling

Geothermal heating and cooling helps neighborhood homeowners achieve an expected 60% savings on their utility bills.
January 23, 2014

Located in Clarence, N.Y., Rivera Greens is the first certified National Association of Home Builders Green Standards Eco-Friendly Development in the state. When completed, the development will include 35 single-family homes built to an energy-efficiency standard unparalleled in Western New York.


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Growing labor shortages impede housing and economic recovery

Meanwhile, a lack of buildable lots and increased costs for materials and labor are also contributing to the problem.
March 27, 2013
Growing labor shortages in all facets of the residential construction sector are impeding the housing and economic recovery, according to a new survey conducted by the NAHB.
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Home buyer age impacts home size preference according to NAHB Survey

NAHB reveals “What Home Buyers Really Want” survey.
March 22, 2013

A recent study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows variations in home buyer preferences with regards to home size when it comes to age, race and ethnicity. 


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A ‘Golden Age of Multifamily Housing’

Demand for materials and labor will increase construction costs.
February 13, 2013
Multifamily housing will remain a bright spot in residential construction this year and provide solid business opportunities for plumbing and heating contractors. In fact, one large developer foresees a “golden age of multifamily housing” in 2013 and 2014.
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NAHB unveils updated National Green Building Standard

January 30, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders introduced its new edition of the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard at the 2013 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.


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Housing outlook still positive while recovery slows

January 25, 2013
The housing upturn that took root last year is expected to pick up momentum in 2013 but headwinds could impede recovery.
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Remodeling market remains strong in Q4

January 22, 2013
RMI increases five points from the previous quarter.
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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