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April 05,2012

On March 15, the most significant changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since it became law in 1991 went into effect.

April 05,2012

Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement, according to the Insurance Institute for Business...

April 05,2012

An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for sustainable construction.

April 05,2012

New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apartment residence in a multifamily building,...

April 05,2012

The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be modeled for each project in order to show power...

March 30,2012

This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclosure wall assemblies being considered for code...

March 30,2012

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of homes and sent thousands fleeing from swaying office...

March 30,2012

The Chicago City Council’s Zoning Committee approved a zoning change that will allow up to 50% of work space in low-intensity business districts...

March 30,2012

Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification.

March 30,2012

According to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the third draft of LEED 2012, if approved as written, would represent a step backward from the...