Codes and Standards

Starting in June, California’s latest version of its Title 24 building code kicks in, requiring s...

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The Green Building Initiative group based in Portland, Ore., met with the Department of Agricultu...

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently unveiled a rule designed to define more clearly whic...

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Facilities across the nation have been able to shave on average about 2.5% of their annual utilit...

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A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caus...

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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) cautioned that President Obama’s directive to the U.S....

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Structures built to green standards have added resilience to destructive storms because green bui...

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In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is requiring those who submit comments on the s...

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Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Inc. reached an agreement with PRI Construction Materials Technolo...

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The advancement of sustainable construction has reached a new milestone with the development of N...

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The Appraisal Institute and the Institute for Market Transformation have issued guidelines for tr...

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The U.S. Green Building Council recently unveiled the LEED Dynamic Plaque, which is a new system...

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Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing b...

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The 2013 editions of ASHRAE’s major refrigerants-related standards, incorporating 41 new addenda,...

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The use of LEED standards is being barred for public construction in Ohio under a state senate re...

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The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...

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Legislation is under review in the Province of Ontario that would mandate timely payments to cont...

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The Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act, a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, wo...

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Whistleblowers covered by one of 22 statutes administered by the Occupational Safety and Health A...

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Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is being devel...

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Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LE...

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ASTM has issued revised standard ASTM E1527-13 that governs phase I environmental site assessment...

The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s bu...

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The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendm...

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Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New...

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An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Green Globes rating system and LEED standards...

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Kansas City’s Tax Increment Financing Commission voted unanimously to forward the Bannister &...

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New Orleans plans to invest $1.1 billion in construction projects over the next five years.

Buildings in New York City have been found to have a median score of 67 out of 100 in Energy Star...

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