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February 20,2013

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building code to address the threat of a tsunami.

February 20,2013

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New...

The country’s largest geothermal system is at Ball State University.
February 12,2013

More than 665 U.S. colleges and universities have publicly committed to pursue net-zero carbon emissions.

ASHRAE publishes protocols for performance measurement
February 12,2013

ASHRAE has published “Performance Measurement Procedures for Commercial Buildings: Best Practices Guide,” a how-to guide for continuously...

California resolves ADA inconsistencies with 2013 building code
February 12,2013

The recently adopted 2013 California Building Code (CBC) revisions bring the state code in line with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act...

Bullitt Foundation says Living Building Challenge can only be met after code cha
February 12,2013

The 50,000 sf Bullitt Center in Seattle is being constructed to be the greenest, most energy-efficient commercial building in the world, and meet...

Tilt-Up Concrete Assn. offers technical advice on 2012 International Energy Code
February 12,2013

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) says it can be a major industry resource in helping designers adhere to the International Energy...

Window manufacturers advocate for favorable building codes and tax policy.
February 08,2013

Document urges a regulatory stance that will support manufacturing, including favorable building codes and tax policy.

February 06,2013

Two bills that would require installation of green and blue roofs on new government buildings received overwhelming approval from the state...

February 06,2013

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced support for voluntary energy benchmarking, but said it opposes...