Codes and Standards

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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In collaboration with ConsensusDocs, iSqFt has launched a new online platform designed to make th...

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E-Verify, the online federal program used to check the immigration status of prospective hires, h...

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Violations of fall-protection standards in fiscal 2013 are again the most frequent source of cita...

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The Ballot Comment Period to update the nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard is...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed rulemaking for respirable crystallin...

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The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to withdraw a direct...

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For the first time in the U.S., design professionals now have an authoritative resource on struct...

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The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeking industry input on its project to create a...

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Contractors in Florida could benefit from a data collection project by the state's chapter of the...

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Philadelphia City Council will introduce legislation next month to strengthen the regulation of b...

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