Codes

More severe wind storms should prompt nationwide reexamination of building codes

The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexaminat...

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The California Building Standards Commission adopted the new 2013 state standards code that inclu...

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The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state f...

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Since last summer, glass balconies have shattered at 13 different buildings in Toronto.

California is the first state to add window film into its building code. Window film, a polymer m...

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A developer wants to build a commercial development out of steel shipping containers in Las Vegas...

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The International Code Council (ICC) recently published the 2012 International Residential Code (...

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A former chief building inspector for San Francisco wants to enact building codes that would limi...

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The mayor’s plan to move to a less environmentally friendly code would mean confusion for people...

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Despite tough safety codes approved a decade ago after earthquakes killed 18,000 people, lax enfo...

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A uniform code for green construction is being readied for publication in March.

Over the past few years, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, and Washington, D.C., have passed laws r...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a hazard alert, warning worke...

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U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) code revision recommendations in the w...

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Presentations on recent Fire Protection Research Foundation projects, how September 11th and the...

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Presentations on recent Fire Protection Research Foundation projects, how September 11th and the...

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