The Virginia Register of Regulations, issued on February 5, 2018, gives final notice of a revision to state regulations for "Standards for Planning, Design, Construction and Reimbursement of Local Correctional Facilities."
The New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) plan to engage stakeholders and propose a comprehensive energy efficiency initiative.
About one-fourth of the typical homes built by a sample of 246 single-family builders in 2016 had enough green features to quality for a bronze rating under the 2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS).
BASF joined the World Plastics Council (WPC), a global organization of key leaders in the plastics industry. The WPC promotes industry topics of global relevance like the responsible use of plastics and efficient waste management.
A new pilot program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is making incentives for energy-efficiency upgrades in residential buildings with one to four units available to Massachusetts residents.
From a cost perspective, it was a record year for natural disasters in the United States in 2017. Hundreds of people lost their lives and thousands of buildings, many of them people’s homes, were destroyed.
Thanks to a new program, young adults from low-income neighborhoods in Tennessee are receiving technical training in energy-efficient home construction practices, including weatherization, sustainability, and basic home upgrades.