November 28, 2023
BetterBuiltNW November 2023 Newsletter
Bringing Comfort for the Heart of a Tribal Community
When the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde began planning the construction of duplex housing for their community elders, they knew the homes and building materials would have to provide comfort and energy savings, while also meeting the tribe’s longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability.
Read the full case study to learn how triple-pane windows emerged as a central aspect of their net-zero strategy.
Better Understand Air Source Heat Pumps: No-Cost Training + CEUs
Earth Advantage has assembled a team of knowledgeable building professionals to develop its upcoming webinar series, Heat Pump Mastery: From Design to Commissioning. Attend these three free sessions to learn what you need to know to effectively design, install, and commission air source heat pumps in residential homes. Learn more and get registered.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Every month this section features must-read content from past newsletters just in case you missed it.
Programs in the News
Every month, BetterBuiltNW highlights different programs in the news to keep builders and Raters/verifiers informed about key updates, program changes, and features. This month’s Programs in the News features the following updates:
International Code Council (ICC)
- The ICC Collaborates with The Tiny Home Industry Association to Address Tiny Home Construction and Safety
Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)