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Metal Roofing Inspiration Book

Posted by Cati O'Keefe

May 15, 2019 11:03:58 AM

Beautiful, sustainable, durable, energy efficient … from all perspectives, metal roofs are the best choice for today’s high-performance homes--and in many areas of the country, the only choice.

Get inspired! The Metal Roofing Alliance and Green Builder Media are proud to present the Metal Roofing Inspiration Book.

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Why Tougher Homes Won't Be Built

Posted by Cati O'Keefe

Jul 21, 2016 5:22:54 PM

Future homeowners will remain at risk from weather extremes if NAHB continues to block proposals at the 2016 Fall ICC code hearings.

Bloomberg writer Christopher Flavelle, in his behind-the-scenes look at the machinations of updating America’s building codes, found out why only 6 percent of the proposals to strengthen building codes made it through the April committee ICC code hearings intact: The NAHB “enjoys far more influence” on the committees that recommend changes to the 2015 ICC codes. While the ICC members all get a vote on the code changes, they tend to follow committee recommendations.

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