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New Building Code to Boost Efficiency 30 Percent

File this under highly obscure, and hugely important.

Climate Progress reports today that the International Code Council just issued new a building energy code requiring residential and commercial buildings built or renovated after 2011 to be 30 percent more energy efficient than today’s standard.

That involves a lot of real estate, a lot of energy, and a lot of opportunity: Continue reading

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