Natural gas another component to building green

Posted on August 17, 2011 by Mike Means
Jose Laboy, CenterPoint Energy Guest submission by Jose Laboy, CenterPoint Energy   When we use the word "green" in relation to construction, what most often comes to mind is the building materials and landscaping. But there's another...
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Message from the President

Posted on August 9, 2011 by Mike Means
Michael Herndon, 2011 OSHBA Presiden by Michael Herndon, 2011 OSHBA President Weather is something we all have to contend with but it seems this summer has been harder than most. The heat decreases production and brings with it health conc...
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We need your feedback: energy-efficient home construction tax credit questioned

Posted on August 8, 2011 by Mike Means
The Tulsa World ran a story in yesterday's edition that questions the merits of a state tax subsidy for energy-efficient home construction. I welcome you to please read the article, and pay close attention to the next-to-last paragraph. You can rea...
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Consumers, builders and realtors can benefit from Oklahoma's Green Building Summit

Posted on July 28, 2011 by Mike Means
Interested in learning more about green building? Whether you're a consumer, builder or realtor, you'll find some great information at the Oklahoma Green Building Summit, scheduled for Sept. 27 - 28, 2011, at the Reed Center in Midwest City. Oklah...
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Homebuilders across state log in

Posted on July 25, 2011 by Mike Means
'We are shifting gears' The state homebuilder association's chief probably said it best recently at the industry's annual state convention: "Shifting gears may be the way." The tone of the meeting held at the Choctaw Casino in Durant was simply...
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Green Summit kicks off with statewide code changes

Posted on July 20, 2011 by Mike Means
Higher standards in energy efficiency mandated CenterPoint Energy is one of this year's sponsors. Changes to the International Energy Conservation Code and the effects those changes will have on Oklahoma builders is just one of the reasons...
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