Codes and Standards

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December 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Highlights building design features that can lead to better performance.

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December 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Major real estate firms are driving the effort.

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December 10, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on energy savings and demand flexibility.

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December 09, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Projects include new and existing offices, schools, and warehouses.

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December 06, 2019 |

Thirteen states or cities have adopted effective measures; some restricting development in vulner...

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December 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Roadmap will lay foundation for a future LEED that is regenerative.

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December 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Embodied carbon now accounts for 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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December 05, 2019 | GlobalData

From 2007 to 2025, GlobalData expects the cities’ combined gross domestic product (GDP) to increa...

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Provides third-party verification of competency to ‘making the world more economically, socially,...

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December 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calculator delivers first digitized EPDs.

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December 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Legality of requirement to hire apprentices, disadvantaged workers at issue.

 What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

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December 02, 2019 | Alison B. Hoffmann, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws...

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November 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Standard 62.1 and 62.2 updates provide new tables of ventilation rates per unit area.

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November 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More than 60% say coworking space is in their portfolios.

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November 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would allow customers to use solar farms instead of installing their own PVs.

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November 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More than 2.6 million sf of space being certified each day.

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November 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NCARB survey shows strong support for architecture as a licensed profession.

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November 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Buildings large than 25,000 sf targeted in initiative to further carbon neutrality goal.

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November 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Concerns over data privacy, governance, feasibility prompt criticism.

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November 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

After lighting, efficiency experts look to new opportunities to boost energy efficiency.

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November 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Coalition wants to double annual level of infrastructure investment.

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November 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Initiatives can include multiple standards.

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November 11, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

In its eighth consecutive quarter of growth, projects currently under construction stand at 1,729...

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November 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Metal Construction Association document provides best practices for re-roofing with metal.

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November 08, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

Hotels presently under construction are at 102 projects/17,504 rooms.

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November 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contribting Editor

Major contractors join partnership to share data to predict hazards, incidents.

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November 06, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Homebuilders’ seats on ICC made it easier to block new provisions, report alleges.

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November 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Standard 90.1 includes revisions of envelope, lighting, HVAC provisions.

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November 01, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Metric can help municipalities prepare for disasters.

October 31, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides advice on satisfying requirements for the National Flood Insurance Program.

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