Codes and Standards

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November 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Updated version helps governments streamline code development and adoption.

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November 15, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New offerings resolve over 70 bugs and offer new features.

November 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

San Francisco redevelopment site work may have been racked by fraud.

November 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Some contractors say they weren’t ready for ‘massive initiative’.

November 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Each community has to find its own mix of solutions.

Denver skyline

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November 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Less costly light-colored roofs can cut project costs by about 1.5%.

November 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

AWC document provides empirical sound transmission model.

November 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes new Contractor-Subcontractor Master Agreement.

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November 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Design will make bird collisions less likely.

November 01, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Code improvements and voluntary programs could add momentum.

October 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Initiative would add 67 acres of public open space.

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October 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Recommendations include addressing geotechnical issues like those faced by Millennium Tower.

October 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Proposals now go to online voting; final outcome expected in December.

October 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Those areas face the biggest risk from extreme heat.

October 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Safety must be balanced with welcoming environment.

October 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Less stringent codes in northern parts of state linked to devastation.

October 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Australian program recognized by WELL, claims compliance with LE.

A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start n...

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October 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.

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October 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Of the 50 largest U.S. cities, Philadelphia is one of just six that still require metal pipes....

October 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides incentives for communities to modernize and enforce codes.

October 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mayors of 15 cities set goal of 185,000 new homes by 2030.

October 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Manager training, data sharing are critical to meeting 20% utility cost reduction goal.

October 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Urban heat island effect can vary by as much as 37°F in the same city.

October 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Businesses, homeowners will control more power-generation capacity.

October 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Withdrawn subcontractor bids can be costly.

October 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency not conducting enough inspections, report says.

October 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategies include reducing exposure to properties in flood-prone areas.

October 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stretch codes, more stringent credentials for designers, contractors, and inspectors may be neede...

September 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employees crave sunshine and views of the outdoors more than cafeterias, fitness centers, and chi...

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