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March 06,2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested feedback from stakeholders about draft two of the Energy Star tubular daylighting...

March 06,2013

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) says it will update an interim procedural guide that will provide a documented,...

Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 26,2013

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) created a database...

February 26,2013

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were published in the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau...

ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 26,2013

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors and WDMA I.S.1A-11, Industry Standard for...

CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 26,2013

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Stainless Steel...

Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 26,2013

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in more space types and shorten the times before...

February 20,2013

California Assembly Bill 292 would make the California Code of Regulations (including the Building Codes) open source.

February 20,2013

The $15 million Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, a net-zero facility, is applying for...

February 20,2013

The Cool Roof Rating Council says the American National Standards Institute has given final approval of its ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard after a two-...