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January 02,2014

City officials in Akron, Ohio want to prevent stormwater from entering its combined sewer system through the use of green infrastructure.

December 26,2013

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green building mega-trends identified by industry...

December 20,2013

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic performance of buildings for a true measure of...

December 11,2013

Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurricanes are factored into building codes in coastal...

December 04,2013

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for states’ codes—has undergone final changes.

December 03,2013

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference...

November 27,2013

The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s building code including banning doorknobs in favor...

November 20,2013

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendments it proposed to the 2015 editions of the...

November 14,2013

ISO has joined the national nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) to encourage communities to build disaster-resistant buildings that...

November 06,2013

The roof of the Memorial Auditorium of Concordia College in Minnesota will undergo a complete structural analysis because it was built to 1946...