Codes and Standards

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June 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides new examples and background on mass timber calculations.

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June 03, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New law allows workers to sue GCs for wages in class action.

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June 02, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Options include rearranged seating, mobile ordering, designated flow spaces.

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June 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings should have fall protection and restraint provisions for those who go on roofs.

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May 29, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Streamlined sustainable design and construction process included.

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May 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes emergency guidance and upgrades to the LEED green building program.

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May 27, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

As companies get used to work at home, post-pandemic office market could collapse.

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Cabinets, appliances, lighting, and lumber diverted from landfills to be repurposed.

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May 26, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sustainability depends upon forest stewardship, product manufacturing process.

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May 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Allows owners broad flexibility on how to achieve goals.

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May 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Ruling may have implications for other states claiming copyright for building codes.

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May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Design can improve health amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Net-zero target requires shift in thinking and practices.

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May 18, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Load-shifting will help reduce peak demand.

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May 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Road closures, new rules for public transit will be imposed.

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May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In state with earliest COVID-19 cases, advisory group developing priorities based on risk.

May 14, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Freres Lumber unveils new line of structural elements suitable for high-rise buildings.

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May 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

May contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients

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May 08, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contribiuting Editor

Document examines strengthening buildings for flood, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.

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May 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Staggered start times, rigorous tool cleaning, virtual training among the strategies.

May 05, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Despite objections from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the development of th...

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May 05, 2020 |

New model building code nearly finalized.

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May 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Now includes private projects with 30% or more of public subsidies.

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May 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency clarifies responsibility for contractors, others.

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April 29, 2020 |

Dept. of Buildings has issued more than 100 violations and stop-work orders.

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April 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will examine ways to reduce infectious threats through building designs and operations.

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April 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Elastomeric respirators or powered, air-purifying respirators, and expired N95s are allowable a...

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April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Seven Finnish companies aim to integrate all technical systems into a single platform.

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April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some rooms being repurposed for ICU care.

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April 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

High-SCM concrete, and cellulose and wood fiber insulation among the greener alternatives.

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