UPDATE: October 20, 2020: NCBPA staff, members and partners continue to email and call North Carolina Building Code Council members to express their opposition and concern to the two NCHBA proposals referred to below. Review the latest information here and
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**** Update October 20, 2020 **** NCBPA attended the virtual 2021 QAP Public Hearing on September 16th with Founder & Executive Director Ryan Miller offering public comments in support of the agency’s decision to increase the minimum energy efficiency standards
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Over the past decade, North Carolina has been a national leader in solar energy deployment. Mostof the solar energy capacity built in North Carolina has come from utility-scale facilities constructedand financed by private solar companies, which have created thousands of
Consumer Education, Energy Efficiency, Market Valuation, Real Estate, Rebates and Incentives, Research, Solar
Support the Expansion of Duke Energy’s Residential New Construction Incentive Program to the Carolinas Territory! UPDATE for October 6, 2020 NCBPA has requested feedback from our builders and HERS Raters on the latest RNC program filings with the North Carolina
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September 24, 2020 New and expanded policies to improve the energy efficiency of homes and buildings in North Carolina over the next two decades could restore jobs while saving $5.9 billion in electricity costs—equivalent to $565 for each state resident—according
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September 22, 2020 An opportunity to engage further in the advancement of green infrastructure in North Carolina has arisen, and we are excited to invite you to participate! NCBPA is partnering with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities to develop a
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The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro (The Chamber) published the Skilled Construction Trades Study, a compilation of research completed in partnership with the Skilled Construction Trades Study Group (Study Group), and with participation and input from NCBPA’s Ryan Miller on
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A large single-family estate of 6,250 heated square feet & 13,500 SF under roof, located in Belfair Community, Bluffton, SC  29910. Watch the drone video here! John Pittman III, AIA, Architects switched over to total membrane exterior barriers as of
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*** Update 9/1/20: NCBPA’s Ryan Miller and Tom Foster of Commissioning WorCx presented the four proposals at the Council meeting today. During the presentation, Council members discussed at length the various situations when costs may be incurred as a result
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Led by Leon Meyers of member company BuildSense, NCBPA members successfully advocated for code change proposals impacting REScheck and COMcheck during the most recent NC Building Code Council meeting on July 14th. Following more than nine months of research, discussions
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