State regulators with the California Energy Commission are expected to approve stringent energy efficiency standards for new residential and commercial buildings.
13th June, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments
The new standards, which would take effect January 1, 2014, would range from requiring hot-water pipes to be insulated and new homes and commercial buildings have “solar ready roofs,” with roofs to have clear, unobstructed access to the sun for most of the day. Remember, usually when California comes up with stuff like this it is only a matter of time before the rest of the states follow suit …
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Posted on: June 13, 2012
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