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  • Congress Tackles Flood Insurance Reform Agains

  • JLC Report

    Sprinkler foes buoyed by Pennsylvania victory; federal court rejects challenge to revised OSHA fall-protection rules; more

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    Big builders push for energy-efficiency initiative; remodeling shows signs of rebound; San Francisco battles sewer sludge; more

  • Florida Senate Advances Property Insurance Rewrite

  • JLC Report

    OSHA moves to limit alternative fall protection; Senate votes to repeal much-criticized tax provision; Californians snap up smog-eating tile roofs; more

  • JLC Report

    Massachusetts requires continuing education for relicensing; FEMA’s redrawn flood maps boost insurance rates; California grapples with net-metering policy; more

  • Mass. Senate Candidate Coakley Springs to Defend Coastal Homeowners

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    Prevailing-wage rules complicate stimulus weatherization work; condo survives shaketable test; Minnesota requires fall-prevention screens in multi-unit dwellings; more

  • In the News

    Sealed crawlspace testing sheds new light on energy performance ; Advanta shuts down its credit cards; students win clean-energy prize for rice-husk insulation panels; more

  • Are Your Contracts Bulletproof?

    Effective July 1, 2009, the state of Pennsylvania will require a written contract for nearly every construction task in or around a residence — even minor repair work like repainting or reroofing.