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Updated Buildings Codes in Pennsylvania

Exciting news for Pennsylvania: 2015 ICC Codes will be effective (in almost their entirety) on October 1, 2018! There were certainly some compromises made, but compared to the stalemate that has plagued PA building codes, this is amazing! Well, what do we mean in almost their entirety? This is a document of the Review and […]

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Energy Updates to LEED v3 (2009) are a Big Deal – Effective April 8

There is a new, higher prerequisite for minimum energy performance that applies to LEED v3 (v2009) for projects registered on April 8, 2016 and afterward. The newest rating systems from USGBC are always intended to be an improvement over the previous versions, but along with that comes higher standards. Why this is a big deal: It […]

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