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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Architecture Archeology and Historic Preservation Planning



Growth Management Land Use Planning Green Leases and Water Quality
Your Community Plan for preserving local buildings and sites of archeological, cultural and historic significance should:
list all archaeological, cultural and historic resources,
identify those potentially threatened by future growth,
recommend actions for safeguarding each, and
explain why the selected actions will achieve long term preservation Read
Green Leases for Properties and Communities. Green Leases promote energy efficiency by creating lease structures which equitably align the costs and benefits of efficiency investments between building owners and tenants Read

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Growth Management and Land Use Planning. Towns Cities and Counties have plans that set forth how an area should grow i.e. shopping centers, new schools, housing projects and commercial, residential, institutional or industrial development. Your Local Area Plan shows how anticipated growth is likely to affect quality of life for current and future residents as well as visitors to the community Read
A Water Quality Plan should list all the waters and their quality condition expressed as: 
Excellent waters are fit for all human uses and can support sensitive fish and other aquatic creatures; Good waters can support a high number of game fish but not highly-sensitive organisms;
Fair waters support few game fish and are not suitable for swimming;
Poor quality waters support only the most pollution-tolerant organisms Read

Monday, April 17, 2017

Energy Codes Compliance



Tools to Boost Employment Reduce Pollution and Increase Energy Independence
Energy Codes are an affordable and effective mechanism for increasing the long-term efficiency of buildings. The concept entails a minimum level of cost-effective and energy-efficient technologies to reduce utility bills for consumers and businesses.
Definitions building energy codes are managed at the state and local levels and are defined as the minimum energy efficiency requirements for new or renovated buildings. Standards cover building envelope - walls, roofs, windows, lighting, water heating, and space conditioning. They are intended to ensure sound design and construction practices.
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Benefits building operations consume 38 percent of total U.S. energy spending. Code applications lead to energy independence and reduced emissions of harmful pollutants. 
Every Dollar Spent Yields $6 in Energy Savings
Compliance most jurisdictions lack the necessary training and enforcement resources to ensure compliance. Full compliance with energy codes would produce significant annual and cumulative energy savings. The average American household spends $2,150 each year on home energy bills. Meeting the energy standards in building codes typically cut costs by 15 percent or more.



Tasks high levels of code compliance can be achieved by:
o   maintaining existing budgets for building departments
o   supporting strict and uniform enforcement of building energy codes
o   applying training tools in building departments and by design professionals
o   communicating the value of codes and standards to the public and to local utilities.