California’s Solar Mandate Under Fire In 2018, California passed a mandate that will require solar panels on most new homes and multi-family buildings beginning in January, 2020. But as builders, installers, manufacturers, and homebuyers are ramping up to prepare for the directive, its future is in question. More
The All-Electric Home Has Arrived It’s no coincidence that housing’s transition from fossil fuel-based heating and appliances to all electric concurs with the dropping per-watt cost of renewable energy. More.
Let’s do what we say—and mean it when we do There was a time, not that long ago, when you could count on most people in the building business to extend the expected level of professionalism in their dealings, when you could actually depend on them to do what they said they would do, when they said they would do it. More
The Builders’ Guide to California’s 2019 Title 24 Code The 2019 Title 24 Code brings 50% more stringency to residential housing in just one code cycle. It’s all done in the noble interest of cost-effective energy efficiency, but it is challenging to building professionals who must balance new requirements with profitability. More
Sustainable Protection with Smart Leak Detection Systems for the Home Learn from one of the largest, most extensive water monitoring studies that collected over one billion data points in 18 states to find out how you can offer customers the best water monitoring and leak detection solutions as well as understand how doing so can drive environmental and financial success in your business.
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