Codes

The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s bu...

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The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendm...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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

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

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

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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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