We Expect A Lot From Our Buildings — How Do International Codes Assure Sustainability?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 May 2023 20:35:14 +0000

international codesToday, society faces 3 major challenges in the built environment: ensuring building safety, improving sustainability, and addressing our affordable housing crisis.

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BLUETTI Launches Veterans & Military Purchase Program: Exclusive Discounts on Power Solutions

Credit to Author: Industry Sponsor| Date: Sat, 27 May 2023 13:00:17 +0000

BLUETTIMemorial Day is a time to remember and honor the sacrifices of service members. In recognition of their dedication on this Memorial Day, BLUETTI proudly introduces the Veterans and Military Purchase Program to support and express gratitude to active duty and retired military personnel. Veterans and Military Purchase Program: Honoring Our Heroes   From May 25th […]

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Clean Condo Life: Taking Heat Pumps To My Vertical Village’s Council

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 20:50:58 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a diverse group of people meeting on a reddish tinged cloud, digital artClean condo life is messy. It takes time. There’s conflict involved sometimes. Emotions can run high. These are our homes we’re talking about, after all.

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Home Solar: The Benefits of a Solar Battery System

Credit to Author: Industry Sponsor| Date: Wed, 17 May 2023 13:00:56 +0000

Power outages are becoming an increasingly common occurrence in modern American society. Millions of homeowners lose power each year, with a 64% rise in power outages since the early 2000s. That’s where a home solar system with solar battery backup comes into play. Solar offers a variety of benefits to residential homeowners. For the millions […]

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Clean Condo Life: Heat Pumps Are Great, But Adding Them To Condos Requires Care In Installation

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 16 May 2023 19:35:30 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a wall mounted heat pump air exchange unit blowing cool blue curls of air into a condo living room, digital artAs a resident of a condo without central air conditioning, I’ve been feeling the harsh effects of climate change, particularly during the sweltering summers. With climate change, population growth, and urbanization being the key megatrends, it’s clear that air conditioning is transitioning from a luxury to a necessity. For instance, in my Vancouver condo, the […]

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Clean Condo Life: Getting Heat Pumps For Buildings Without A/C

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 16 May 2023 10:50:42 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a condo building balcony with a heat pump, digital artHeat pumps are added to condos all the time, increase the sales value, can save you a bit of money in the wintertime, and will give you blessed comfort on hot days in the summer.

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Clean Condo Life: Adapting Existing Buildings To A Changing Climate

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 16:35:31 +0000

DALL·E generated view of a downtown 19 story condo building in vancouver from above with reddish heat tones, digital artIt takes work. It takes planning. It takes time. It takes a bunch of people agreeing. It takes someone to recognize the problem, admit to themselves that they have to help solve them, and start moving the ball forward.

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Three Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day with BLUETTI

Credit to Author: Industry Sponsor| Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 13:00:03 +0000

Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to show your appreciation and gratitude for all the hard work and dedication that mothers put into their families. And what better way to celebrate that than with a new BLUETTI top-of-the-line portable power solution? This Mother’s Day, make your mom feel truly special with BLUETTI’s special promotion from […]

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Some Gas Utilities Are Leading The Way Into The Future, Others Are Actively In Reverse

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 18:55:56 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a clean and green Dutch town on a river, digital artThe pockets of the future are small towns in Europe and Australia, while an oil and gas giant in India is pushing vastly more soon-to-be stranded assets into the ground.

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