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pscot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-25-11 12:41 AM
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30.  The housing market is moribund
Making houses harder to sell would likely finish it off. Also, since most sub-standard housing that would be affected is owned by the lower middle class, it would probably finish them off too. The Republicans would love it.
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  -Want to reduce your heating, cooling bills by 90 percent? kristopher  Jun-22-11 12:01 AM   #0 
  - K&R  AtheistCrusader   Jun-22-11 12:33 AM   #1 
  - I'll take one  handmade34   Jun-22-11 01:47 AM   #2 
  - Amory Lovins calls it 'tunneling through the cost barrier'  mahina   Jun-22-11 04:34 AM   #3 
  - The reduction in heating and cooling cost will more than make up the difference in cost  madokie   Jun-22-11 06:26 AM   #4 
  - That's not reducing...  Javaman   Jun-22-11 09:38 AM   #5 
  - Reducing below current production homes. Or current standards.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-22-11 10:26 AM   #7 
  - A while back I looked into what it would cost in both money and materials to  Javaman   Jun-22-11 11:41 AM   #11 
  - And that's the problem  pscot   Jun-23-11 11:02 AM   #25 
     - Exactly right.  Javaman   Jun-24-11 07:28 AM   #26 
     - Let me ask you a question...  kristopher   Jun-24-11 08:51 AM   #27 
        - Just for openers  pscot   Jun-24-11 09:23 PM   #28 
           - How about energy efficiency ratings and labels for all buildings?  kristopher   Jun-24-11 10:54 PM   #29 
              - The housing market is moribund  pscot   Jun-25-11 12:41 AM   #30 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-25-11 12:43 AM   #31 
                    - The idea of certification is not unreasonable  pscot   Jun-25-11 11:13 AM   #32 
  - $50k for families that move every 5 yrs?  One_Life_To_Give   Jun-22-11 10:22 AM   #6 
  - Do you have numbers on that?  AtheistCrusader   Jun-22-11 10:32 AM   #8 
     - Nor do I move so frequently  One_Life_To_Give   Jun-22-11 11:16 AM   #9 
        - Looks like an old Kelvinator.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-22-11 11:26 AM   #10 
           - Looks can be deceiving.  guardian   Jun-22-11 12:00 PM   #12 
              - That doesn't sound very energy efficient.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-22-11 12:23 PM   #13 
  - Remember tthe Alamo  crikkett   Jun-22-11 05:52 PM   #14 
  - I'm assuming a super-insulated house like that would need  canoeist52   Jun-22-11 06:36 PM   #15 
  - It has one. A very special one  AtheistCrusader   Jun-23-11 09:34 AM   #22 
  - Does it scale down well?  Kennah   Jun-22-11 07:04 PM   #16 
  - Not that big.  A Simple Game   Jun-22-11 08:18 PM   #17 
     - It's still three times bigger than my house  XemaSab   Jun-22-11 11:29 PM   #19 
  - It's too bad that heat doesn't grow on trees.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-22-11 11:20 PM   #18 
  - Why not both?  kristopher   Jun-22-11 11:46 PM   #20 
  - There's a point of diminishing returns.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-23-11 09:59 AM   #24 
  - 100%? Even if you have commercial forestland in your back pocket  AtheistCrusader   Jun-23-11 09:36 AM   #23 
  - Seriously impressed by the door in that article ...  Nihil   Jun-23-11 04:42 AM   #21 

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