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ASHRAE Publishes Residential IAQ Guideline

October 20, 2008
A new residential ventilation and IAQ guideline is now available from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
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More Apartment, Condo Builders Choose To Build Green

September 5, 2008
More of the nation’s apartments and condominiums are going green as multifamily builders and developers respond to growing consumer interest in sustainable building practices, according to a recent survey by the NAHB.
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Expect Only Short-Term Relief in Fuel Prices, Says EIA

August 22, 2008
The EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook notes that gasoline and diesel fuel prices are following the trend in crude oil prices, which peaked at $145 per barrel on July 3 before sliding to less than $120 per barrel by early August.
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Remodelers Say Homeowners Calling For Energy Efficient Upgrades

July 9, 2008
As they grapple with skyrocketing energy costs, more homeowners are turning to remodelers for energy-saving solutions, according to the NAHB’s quarterly Remodeling Market Index.
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Protect Yourself Against Copper Theft

June 2, 2008
OneBeacon Insurance Group offers the following tips to contractors and property owners to minimize the risk of copper theft.
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April 2, 2008 ― California Introduces Legislation To Require CO Detectors

April 2, 2008
State Sen. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) has introduced S.B. 1386, which will require that all homes in California be equipped with a working CO detector by 2010.
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