Codes and Standards

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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The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) was recently accredited by the American National...

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed air-pollution standards that it says will reduce...

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Though most new skyscraper designs have a traditional look, they are including a wider array of s...

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An American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers committee drafting t...

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The AGC Federal Contractors Conference provides a venue for contractors and federal agency person...

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Changes to the newly published BACnet standard from ASHRAE will encourage smart building automati...

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An ambitious experiment in Fort Collins, Colo., is supporting development of the nation’s first m...

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Construction firms across the world expect 60% of their projects to be environmentally friendly b...

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With Congress potentially tackling tax reform, businesses, trade groups and others are jockeying...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to post OSHA Form 300A,...

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As states increasingly look to utilities to play an active role in supporting building energy cod...

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Renovations providing better insulation, triple-paned windows, heat pumps and other techniques th...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested feedback from stakeholders about dra...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) says it will update an interim proced...

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