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White House Joins NAHB in Opposing House Energy Bill

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards, Housing Affordability by on September 24, 2020 0 Comments
White House Joins NAHB in Opposing House Energy Bill

The White House today joined NAHB in opposing House energy bill H.R. 4447 due in part to problematic language regarding building codes that would harm housing affordability.

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NAHB Opposes Portman-Shaheen Energy Bill

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards by on July 17, 2019 17 Comments
NAHB Opposes Portman-Shaheen Energy Bill

Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) today introduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, legislation opposed by NAHB because it would mandate overly costly and aggressive energy efficiency requirements in model building energy codes, which harms housing affordability.

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