Codes and Standards

September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Executives concerned about trade policy, labor shortages, approval processes.

September 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes mandatory rest breaks, heat-exposure monitoring, record-keeping injury requirement.

WIlmington, NC
September 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Policies may have undermined ability to make coastal regions more resilient.

September 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would spur more energy conservation in buildings and cut carbon emissions.

September 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Industry-first document to facilitate lean tools without need to sign multi-party IPD agreement....

September 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Deadline is Jan. 3, 2019.

September 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Influential body will vote in October on new provisions to allow 18-story wood-framed structures....

September 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rising sea levels likely to claim drinking water before land is under water.

September 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Surfaces can reflect away heat and help prevent flooding.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Research supports financial case for certification.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers immediate occupancy building codes and performance standards strategies.

September 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New construction to produce as much energy as it consumes.

September 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Has detailed information for insulation, fire safety requirements in U.S., other countries.

August 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Higher cost of building materials could make rehab a better financial bet.

August 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Assessing current status helps direct where improvements can have greatest impact.

August 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

For installation and inspection of public and private swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs.

August 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Despite incentives, few owners add vegetative roofs.

August 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

“A backup for when Manila fails.”

August 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Market factors complicate efforts to recycle material from old structures.

August 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Statewide alternate method allows early technical consideration and approval.

August 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Said to be much more cost effective than CLT options.

August 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Alternative uses often require action by local officials.

Construction workers
August 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Massachusetts public health study finds pressure to work in pain contributes to problem.

August 15, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will include experts from many different disciplines.

August 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City is one of the first jurisdictions to adopt newest code.

August 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Community solar programs for low income residents part of plan.

August 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

As car ownership rates drop, excess parking seems more wasteful.

August 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Professional associations and building standards organizations join forces.

July 31, 2018 |

Contractor pays $250,000 in back wages in Dept. of Labor enforcement action.

Heat island effect can turn deadly in extreme conditions

NASA graphic depict heat islands. Source: NASA  

   

July 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Of all the impacts of global climate change, it’s extreme heat that kills more Americans each yea...

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