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Codes and Standards

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January 14, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmental and planning groups note soaring claims, flood insurance debt.

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January 13, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New procedure would diminish influence of local code officials.

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January 12, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Energy-intensive sector comprises 10% of all commercial real estate.

Solar panels

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January 11, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Restraints include high upfront cost, and lack of universal definition and approaches.

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January 11, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First update of ‘safe harbors’ in 15 years provides better clarity for design and construction...

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January 08, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Battle over IP property claims by ICC and other codes bodies continues.

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January 08, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Businesses that install green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and rainwater harvesting...

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January 07, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May limit the number of firms that could compete for contracts.

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January 07, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contrinbuting Editor

Projects include new General Assembly Building, outpatient facility at Virginia Commonwealth Un...

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January 05, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will accelerate pace of lead service line replacement.

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January 05, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some communities will have 90% of their affordable housing at risk.

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January 04, 2021 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nearly 23% of employees will work from outside of offices.

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December 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

CROSSWALK web service accesses standards specific to projects from feasibility to turnover.

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December 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

One-stop-shop for information associated with technology validations in buildings.

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December 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Directs defense, agriculture secretaries to review potential for wood frame construction on def...

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December 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rule would apply to projects on lots sized 20,000 sf or larger.

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December 17, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Building owners can invest in new technology with no upfront cost.

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December 16, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings reopened after extended pandemic closure are at risk.

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December 16, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Scope expanded to include shotcrete, internal curing, mineral fillers, and recycled concrete ag...

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December 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Lure of urban life and jobs may draw people back after pandemic subsides.

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December 10, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FGIA issues first update for document created in 2005.

December 10, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cover Boards EPD is an industry first.

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December 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will address innovations in material performance and building designs.

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December 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Owners should assess risk, insurance coverage, and ability to withstand disasters.

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December 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency releases guidance on lessons learned from pandemic inspections.

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December 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Most of the movement seems permanent.

 

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November 30, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New programs, updates will spur shift to regenerative strategies.

 

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November 30, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FGIA document was last updated in 2013.

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November 30, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Appeals process nixed requirement for residential electrification readiness.

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November 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Organization assesses sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios a...

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