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March 06,2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested feedback from stakeholders about draft two of the Energy Star tubular daylighting...

March 06,2013

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) says it will update an interim procedural guide that will provide a documented,...

February 26,2013

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were published in the Southern Pine Inspection Bureau...

ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 26,2013

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors and WDMA I.S.1A-11, Industry Standard for...

CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 26,2013

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Stainless Steel...

Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 26,2013

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in more space types and shorten the times before...

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...

February 20,2013

The $15 million Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, a net-zero facility, is applying for...

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.