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Mandatory Home Energy Scorecard, Energy Audits Legislation in Mass

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Apr 11, 2018 @ 12:37 PM

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) has filed legislation that will require energy audits and assessments as a prerequisite for selling a home in the state. This act will require homeowners to provide an energy scorecard showing the carbon footprint and energy rating of their home to buyers. The title of the bill is, An Act Relative to Consumer Access to Residential Energy Information

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Interior Design Bills Threaten Kitchen/Bath/Remodeler Designers

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Jul 12, 2013 @ 12:12 AM

Two Massachusetts Bills pose a threat first to the livelihood of interior designers and next to kitchen designers, design/build remodelers, designers and stagers. Twin bills have been submitted in the Mass House and Senate to allow "nationally certified" interior designers to bid on state work as a prime contractor. The proposed design bills would restrict bidding on state projects to designers who have completed a nationally recognized certification. This is intended to mean the NCIDQ exam developed by ASID.                  

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