Codes and Standards
Santa Monica city services building aims for highest level of sustainability.
The goal is to make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.
The industry claims the product is being sold below fair market value.
The goal is to improve consistency for calculating costs and reducing risk.
The new legislation reduces the amount of time a vacant property can qualify for a lower tax rate...
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Some industry watchers predict it will become the base building code.
Glass facades pose a serious risk to birds and cause millions of avian deaths each year.
Employers can choose from a variety of fall protection systems.
The city ranks first in U.S. in rat population.
The rule bans cranes from operating when wind exceeds 30 mph.
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The Albany, Ga., site will have ground source heat pumps and a biomass generator.
Ramanujam brings his tech and business consulting background to the post.
First step toward Zero Carbon Building Standard.
Includes more stringent commercial, multifamily building standards.
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Federal prohibition complicates the picture.
The approved measures will create new rail lines and permanent housing.
The EPD now includes 88 companies, 72 mixes.
The 'no net loss’ prediction now seems unrealistic.
The guide provides assistance on assessment and rehab.
You can download the 2016 version for free.
The administration calls for zoning code changes and other measures to create more housing.
The changes include clarification on excavation standard and reporting job-related hearing loss....
A tenant education program can boost efficiency in office buildings.
Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.
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According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.
Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.
The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.
The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.
Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.
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'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’