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(4-14-14) Building Design & Trades Conference to be held May 29, 2014.

(3-31-14)  Measures of Consumer Confidence Mixed - Again (Eye on Housing blog)

(3-31-14) ASHRAE Joins NAHB and ICC to Develop 2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Version - announcement strengthens NGBS’ position as the leading consensus green building standard in the industry.

(3-28-14)  Connecticut 48th worst for state and local tax burden - as reported by CBIA.

(3-20-14)  HBRA Joins CBIA's CT20x17 Campaign - Working to make Connecticut a top 20 state for business by 2017.

(2-10-14)  The State of Connecticut adopted the 2009 International Residential Code and the 2011 National Electrical Code into the 2005 State Building Code, with Connecticut specific changes. The effective date of the Amendment is February 28, 2014.  See State Building Code.  Save the Date for the state's Design & Trades Conference (May 29, 2014).

(1-31-14) Keep 50+ Marketing on the Right Side of Fair Housing Laws (NAHB 50+ Housing online magazine)

(1-29-14) CT's New Home Construction in 2013 Shy of Five Year High (The Courant)

(1-7-14) The Economy Is Expected To Grow, As Long As Lawmakers ‘Don’t Mess It Up’ (CT News Junkie)

(12-23-13)  CT's Structural Jobless Problem - "The state's 7.6 percent unemployment rate is a deeply misleading statistic that hides 'profound structural weakness' in the economy ...." (HartfordBusiness.com)

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