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April 13,2012

This seminar will trace the origins of green codes, how they compare and differ from the rating systems that have been used, and examine some of...

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,...

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 15,2012

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings from wind, rain, floods, and storm surges.

March 15,2012

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building and residential code standards requiring the...

March 08,2012

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to replace many of the heavy concrete beams used in...

March 08,2012

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building to ensure compliance with building codes.