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February 20,2013

The Cool Roof Rating Council says the American National Standards Institute has given final approval of its ANSI/CRRC-1-2012 Standard after a two-...

February 20,2013

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building code to address the threat of a tsunami.

February 20,2013

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New...

The country’s largest geothermal system is at Ball State University.
February 12,2013

More than 665 U.S. colleges and universities have publicly committed to pursue net-zero carbon emissions.

ASHRAE publishes protocols for performance measurement
February 12,2013

ASHRAE has published “Performance Measurement Procedures for Commercial Buildings: Best Practices Guide,” a how-to guide for continuously...

February 06,2013

The American Lumber Standard Committee Board of Review has approved the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau’s design value changes for all sizes and...

February 06,2013

The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) has released the first public draft of PV Racking and Attachment Criteria for...

February 06,2013

A demonstration by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety shows how powerful winds affect concrete-and-steel buildings built with...

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February 06,2013

CSI is revitalizing its brand as part of its continued pursuit of its mission: improving facility performance through better communication in the...

January 31,2013

Changes to a proposed ASHRAE legionellosis prevention standard associated with building water systems are open for public comment.