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Energy Seat Addition to NC Building Code Council: Blocked, For Now

Despite strong bipartisan support provided during our 2019 Lobby Days, NCBPA's second priority legislation is currently on hold due to opposition from the home building industry. NCBPA proposed an amendment that would add an Energy seat to the NC Building Code Council, which wo...

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Gov Update: Energy Efficiency Reductions in HB675

On page 3 line 26 of this bill, new language is included that would add a cost-benefit analysis of all proposed changes to the NC Energy Code based on a five-year payback period and impacts on the energy efficiency of the entire structure.NCBPA believes this language is yet another legisla...

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Gov Update: SB 338 - Enable Tiered Electricity Rates

SB 338 - Enable Tiered Electricity Rates, Create a Green Bank and Incentive ENERGY STAR Household Products There is a NC Bill in the Senate called SB338, which enables tiered electricity rates across all ratepayer types to encourage energy efficiency, creates a "green bank" to...

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NC State Bill promotes Energy & Water Util Savings in State Buildings

PRESS RELEASE: North Carolina Advocates advance bill to save $1.1 Billion of Taxpayer-Funded Energy and Water Utilities in State Buildings Media Contact:Ryan MillerFounder & Executive Director 919-841-6207 [email protected] RALEIGH, N.C. (March 12, 2019) – Nort...

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