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May 27,2013

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to allow construction of six-story wood frame buildings...

May 23,2013

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interesting fact: an architecture firm spends a median of $...

April 24,2013

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of national green building rating programs, including LEED...

April 24,2013

The New Mexico State Court of Appeals struck down an attempt to repeal energy-efficient building codes.

April 24,2013

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is also asking the Department of Water and Power (...

March 27,2013

An American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers committee drafting tough new standards to prevent the waterborne...

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...