Entries for month: February 2012
Vegetative roofs: roughly a 40 year life span, reduces demands on a building's cooling system, and slows stormwarter run-off. Read more about Building Code Division's "eco-roof" webinar via the link listed in this article.
High Performance Homebuilding program has approximately $1.7 million in tax credits available on a first-come first-serve basis during 2012. The Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) incentive program focuses on builders and residential construction that exceeds current Oregon Building Code.