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March 22,2013

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert reviewers for its new energy-efficiency...

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March 18,2013

 

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its first “State of our Schools” report,...
March 06,2013

As states increasingly look to utilities to play an active role in supporting building energy codes, a new report from a coalition of energy...

A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25,2013

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation organization American Forests for having quality...

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...

Bullitt Foundation says Living Building Challenge can only be met after code cha
February 12,2013

The 50,000 sf Bullitt Center in Seattle is being constructed to be the greenest, most energy-efficient commercial building in the world, and meet...

Tilt-Up Concrete Assn. offers technical advice on 2012 International Energy Code
February 12,2013

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) says it can be a major industry resource in helping designers adhere to the International Energy...

More severe wind storms should prompt nationwide reexamination of building codes
January 31,2013

The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexamination of building codes in every community, says...

January 31,2013

The California Building Standards Commission adopted the new 2013 state standards code that includes new energy code provisions, accessibility...

January 08,2013

Updating of local zoning and building codes is one of nine low-tech steps that can boost sustainability and storm resiliency, according to this...