Codes and Standards
Buildings would have to heat and cook with electricity.
All new buildings must have reserved rooftop sections for PVs.
Move defies bipartisan 2007 law.
Parallel Design-Permitting Process includes flagging elements for correction during conceptual de...read more
Aim is to increase mobility to spur more economic activity.
All contractors will have to demonstrate secure practices.
ASHRAE 90.1 is the basis for new code that went into effect Oct. 1.
Lighting and space heating fell by more than 600 trillion Btu from 2003 to 2012.
ASSURE CERTIFIED to establish industry-wide quality standards.
Conservation commission must consider future climate impacts when assessing new projects.
With climate change deniers setting policy in Trump Administration, progress continues in stateho...read more
Cranes and derricks, welding in confined spaces, beryllium exposure, and more on docket.
Three out of four firms plan to add workers in 2020.
New York and San Francisco establish thoroughfares dedicated to transit, pedestrians.
Survey also shows that interest in resiliency lags behind.
Document part of effort to uphold industry standards for the product.
Having helped rebuild the city after Hurricane Katrina, many under threat of deportation.
Legislation clarifies developers’ responsibilities.
Requires bird-safe materials on first 75 feet of a structure.
Listing illustrates feasibility of ultra low-energy buildings.
Highlights building design features that can lead to better performance.
Major real estate firms are driving the effort.
Focus is on energy savings and demand flexibility.
Projects include new and existing offices, schools, and warehouses.
Thirteen states or cities have adopted effective measures; some restricting development in vulner...read more
Roadmap will lay foundation for a future LEED that is regenerative.
Embodied carbon now accounts for 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
From 2007 to 2025, GlobalData expects the cities’ combined gross domestic product (GDP) to increa...read more
Provides third-party verification of competency to ‘making the world more economically, socially,...read more
Calculator delivers first digitized EPDs.