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While many of you may not be "in" the building trade, having a basic knowledge of what code requirements are for your city and zone will help you when contempleting any remodel, re-design or new build project. Also, these tips can help you out if you are thinking about selling your home-bringing your home up to "code" can not only help you set your current home apart from comparible properties, but also help to alleviate any issues that could come up during the home inspection.
The EPA has made massive changes in construction & building codes with the Obama administration. From new rules regarding lead paint to the percentage of energy efficient appliances & lighting you need to have in/on your property, knowing what's ahead in new legislation will help you stay ahead of the curve when looking to implement projects in 2012.
The EPA is implementing the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) into its new requirements. Everything from window installation, insulation, heating/cooling equipment & air-flow/ventilation through your home is addressed.
Here's what to look out for in 2012: