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  • Losing Water 

    Water Shortages Are a Major Problem for Future Energy Projects
    “Energy development, then, will be dependent on water availability, which is regional and local. The current explosion of activity in the United States involving hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) will become much less tenable, as each drill site requires three to five million...
    posted by AJ Price | May 20, 2013
  •  The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America have created a new Energy Codes Toolkit page in conjunction with and showcasing BECP resources.

    posted by AJ Price | May 17, 2013
  • In Ohio, eight code enforcement professionals will be trained this week in Columbus, to become Energy Code Ambassadors for the state. As members of the local code official community, Ambassadors understand the challenges and constraints that code official face when taking on energy code enforcement activities. The Energy Code Ambassadors Program (ECAP) was jointly developed by the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) and the International...

    posted by AJ Price | May 15, 2013
  • The Building Codes Assistance Project is working to identify the challenges in applying the energy code in existing commercial buildings. 

    Your feedback is extremely valuable and will have a significant impact on the development of resourc...

    posted by AJ Price | May 14, 2013
  •  Colorado is breaking new ground by introducing a category for HERS rated homes into its multiple listing service (MLS), the database used by REALTORS® to list and find information about homes for sale. 

    The story can be downloaded at...

    posted by AJ Price | May 14, 2013
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