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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...

November 06,2013

Dallas stands out as one of the few large cities that is enforcing a green building code, with the city aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030.

November 06,2013

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order related to climate change and disaster-management efforts during severe weather events...

October 31,2013

Green-building and accessibility are the major themes of the 2013 updates to California’s construction codes that are set to take effect Jan. 1....

October 31,2013

The proposed new code will increase the mandatory installation of occupancy sensors and daylighting controls to many new types of spaces.

October 25,2013

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring them up to the new seismic code.