Codes and Standards
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.’
The new standards will become part of international building code.
The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.
National Trust for Historic Preservation CEO says the focus is on saving cities, not just buildin...
A March vote on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative would put 2-year ban on zoning changes
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GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild
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The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.
The owner allegedly did not heed warning about danger of the crumbling exterior.
Mayor de Blasio also announces increased solar generation goals
The new standards will produce better transparency and are said to benefit investors.
Big gains are expected in both commercial and residential markets.
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City planners will require design features to cut miles driven.
The goal is to retrofit communities to better withstand extreme weather events.
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The updates will change design approach to HVAC.
‘Subjective, very vague’ policies are said to create too much risk.
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How building owners can reduce risks.
Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design de...read more
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The aim of the standard was to ‘not stifle innovation.’
Local officials face the prospect of costly mitigation projects.
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The forty-year industry veteran has been a GC and business owner.
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The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.
A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.
Missouri is the latest to enact design-build legislation.
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The updates address industry confusion over how to handle the issue.
The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.
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The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a...read more
A study found temperatures in the low 70s reduce worker performance.
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The proposal ‘would essentially rewrite the current 100-year flood standard.’