Monthly Archives: June 2012

Georgia’s Building Code Amendments and Proposed Appendices are Now Available

Georgia State Codes Advisory Committee

Georgia State Codes Advisory CommitteeGeorgia adopts building codes and their amendments on a state-wide basis. Three groups have just finished amendments for the commercial building code, residential building code and two code appendicies for disaster resilience. Here’s a short synopsis of the results…… Read more

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Crimes & Misdemeanors: Georgia’s Water Conservation Law Takes Effect

Lake Lanier Drought

Lake Lanier DroughtIn its 2010 legislative session, Georgia’s General Assembly passed Senate Bill 370  “relating to water supply and water conservation”. The bill was sponsored by Georgia Senator Ross Tolleson, Chair of the Senate’s Natural Resources & the Environment committee.… Read more

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White House Round Table on Energy, Environment & Conservation

White House Round TableOur own Ryan Taylor was included in a small group that met with Acting Assistant EPA Administrator Nancy Stoner and EPA Region 4 Administrator Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming for a White House advisers round table on the 26th of June, 2012.… Read more

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April 2012 Home Prices Show Atlanta May Be Recovering

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through April 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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Steve Mouzon ties planning, design & green building together for Green Building Council

Architect Steve Mouzon speaks to Green Building Council

Architect Steve Mouzon speaks to Green Building CouncilThe Green Building Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders presented architect Steve Mouzon as its featured speaker for 2012. Other GBC events throughout the year are typically panels and workshops. Previous featured speakers include architects Sarah Susanka and Peter Read more

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States are exploring new ways to tax motorists

TrafficGeorgia is in the middle of a campaign for a regional transportation referendum vote on the 31st of July 2012 when Georgians go to the polls for primary elections. That has at least some Georgians thinking about ways to fund Read more

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