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Adopt NAHB/ICC Green Building Standards Type: development code or policy Target: community Status: new Description: A national green building standard still in draft form, being created by International Code Council (source of all of our building codes). Establishes green standards for new homes, multifamily and neighborhoods. Will be a national standard for inclusion in International Codes as an option. Could be done as a requirement or through incentives/rebates. Based on the recent draft of these standards, the houses participating in the City’s HOME program would or came close to qualifying, despite being priced less than $60/square foot. Improvements: Adopt Energy Star for Homes Standards Type: development code or policy Target: community Status: new Description: A very light version of green building. City could require that all new single-family homes meet this standard. This is becoming common among mass-market builders and can be done for little additional cost. At least three of the houses participating in the City’s HOME program are Energy Star Certified and were constructed for less than $60/square foot. Improvements: Weatherization Program Type: capital Target: community Status: new Description: Grants and assistance available to low-moderate income households to replace windows, install insulation, provide weatherstriping, etc. Improvements:

City of San Marcos Environmental Stewardship Policy

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San Marcos TX Environmental Stewardship Policy  

Stewardship Policy

San Marcos TX Environmental Stewardship Policy  

Stewardship Policy

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