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Green Design and Construction: Standards, Ratings, and Regulations

Tax Incentives for Renewable Energy Projects

DSIRE.  The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency provides the details of state and federal tax breaks for using renewable energy.

What the Law Requires and Allows

In the course of designing or constructing green products, you must be aware of international, national, state, and local legal requirements. These resources will help keep you on the right side of the law.

International Laws and Regulations

Ching, Frank. Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code. 2d. ed. Belk Main Stacks. TH420 C49 2007

Thornburg, Douglas W., et al. Significant Changes to the International Building Code. TH420 T485 2012.

Winkel, Steven R. Residential Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Residential Code. Belk Main Stacks TH4815.5 W56 2010

Woodson, R. Dodge. 2009 International Buiding Codes Need to Know: the 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time. 2009.

National Laws and Regulations

Patterson, Terry L. Illustrated 2009 Building Code Handbook. Belk Main Stacks. TH420 P38 2010

North Carolina Laws and Regulations

North Carolina State Building Code. Belk Reference. Ref KFN7859 A1 A3

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