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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-...

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...