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Illinois Residential Energy Code Update

On Friday August 28th, Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn signed into law a new statewide residential energy code. The Energy Efficient Building Act requires most new residential buildings throughout Illinois to meet the minimum standards of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). The new requirement will take effect early 2010. In a conversation with Lisa …

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Baby Boomers Want Small Homes of High Quality With the Future In Mind

What are the Baby Boomer generation going to do with that big house?  Many of this generation are wondering that now that the kids are gone, why do they still have the 4 bedroom house?  This is a common theme in America today as the housing market post-bust begins to take shape.  Many 60 year …

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