Codes and Standards

Under a proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the new permissible expo...

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The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) has selected 19 real estate ex...

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The City of Philadelphia has begun to send out compliance notices regarding its Building Energy B...

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) are collab...

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law this month a bill that provides $251.6 million for 29...

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The House of Representatives last week voted to block the enforcement of light bulb standards tha...

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The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few change...

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The Green Building Initiative has updated its green building certification program to comply with...

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The 2013 AGC Contractors Environmental Conference June 13 and 14 in Arlington, Va., will include...

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ASTM has released a new HSS standard, A1085 - 13 Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welde...

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Cornell University's proposal to build a two million sf tech campus on Roosevelt Island has been...

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BOMA International recently joined the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IP...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced the release of an interim p...

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New developments would have to meet more stringent stormwater-retention standards than redevelope...

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A proposed guideline that will establish a uniform procedure for transmitting design, constructio...

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Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association’s (SMACNA’s) new “HVAC Systems...

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New program offers sustainable certification and indoor air quality testing for commercial furnit...

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A recently introduced U.S. House of Representatives bill would give the Occupational Safety and H...

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Two new landlord disclosure requirements become effective in California on July 1, 2013.

The new 2013 version of ASHRAE’s residential indoor air quality standard adds a requirement for c...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently published the first North Am...

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The Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform proposal will provide interim legal status to some 11...

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The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International conferred the BOMA 360 Performa...

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The New Mexico State Court of Appeals struck down an attempt to repeal energy-efficient building...

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The U.S. Army submitted a $129.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2014, $2.3 billion of which is al...

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Leonardo Academy launched the development of a standard for sustainability master plans using the...

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The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) approved changes to its NFRC 100 and NFRC 200 sta...

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Quarterly interpretations and addenda to the LEED 2009 rating systems and reference guides are no...

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researchers...

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