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New York set out to protect against fatal building accidents. A decade later, thousands of homeowners have been saddled with snowballing fines.
Buildings consume more than a third of the energy used in the U.S., so designing energy-efficient homes and offices is important for the climate. It can also help make people healthier, happier, and more productive.
Hurricane season is underway – and storms that make landfall might further exacerbate the nation’s shortage of affordable housing, housing experts say.
As demand grows and climate-change restrictions raise costs, developers are flocking to PACE financing for relief.
Efforts to make federal buildings more energy efficient are starting to attract more support in Washington after years of coming up short.