2018 Energy Codes Adopted by Davidson County

Submitted by office on Tue, 11/17/2020 - 13:08

Better Building Codes Means Healthier Homes for Nashvillians!

We are excited to share breaking news! Just a few weeks ago, a very important bill made its way through Metro Council. Mayor Cooper signed an ordinance that updates the county's residential building code from 2012 standards to 2018 standards, a big move for sustainability, energy efficiency, and healthier homes!

Benchmarking; The innovative policy pushing for a greener America

Submitted by office on Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:02

Over the past decade, an innovative new form of environmental policy called benchmarking has been spreading throughout the United States, sparking a newfound sense of ecological responsibility amongst the American public. This measure not only aims to reduce the carbon emissions of cities, but also has the potential to significantly diminish the cost home and business owners pay for energy. What exactly is benchmarking, however, and why are so many American cities embracing the practice?