Codes and Standards

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May 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on techniques to reduce energy bills.

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May 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

“Twitter tax break” may have worsened some of the area’s problems.

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May 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Newly hired inspectors getting up to speed.

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May 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Naval Postgraduate School program maps locations nationwide.

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May 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Urban core living costs hundreds of thousands more in largest U.S. cities.

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First in the U.S. mandate would be phased in from 2022 to 2030.

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Daily ‘toolbox safety talks’ were most effective safety measures.

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May 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Workplace distractions cause some to choose to work remotely.

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May 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Engineering firm will offset carbon at all offices and with employee business travel.

Report: Contractors invest $1.6 billion in workforce development annually

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April 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report. 

New York City’s Green New Deal would ban all-glass skyscrapers

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April 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The ambitious plan would also boost affordable housing, reduce building emissions, and update cod...

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Chicago, Houston, and Dallas deemed ‘most dangerous cities for migratory birds’

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April 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The three cities are in the heart of North America’s most trafficked aerial corridors.

Notre Dame fire highlights danger of renovating historic structures

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April 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The devastating fire at Notre-Dame de Paris is the latest blaze to damage or destroy historic bui...

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New regulations provide more insight into how investors and developers can benefit, tax wise, from Opportunity Zones. Image: Pixabay

April 19, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The goal remains to get more capital gains working to spur economic growth in downtrodden neighbo...

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April 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Organization offers tools and resources for working toward net-zero design.

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April 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Breakthrough could have significant impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Deadline nears on New York City sprinkler requirement for tall office buildings

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April 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The mandate applies to all buildings regardless of when constructed.

LEED v4.1 now available for cities, communities, residential/homes

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April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rating system emphasizes performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity, and...

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Engineering, construction spending to rise 3% in 2019: FMI outlook

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April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Top-performing segments forecast in 2019 include transportation, public safety, and education....

Chicago-area joint venture antes up $1 billion for Opportunity Zone development investment

The Decennial Group, a joint venture of two leading real estate developers, is investing in Opportunity Zones to take advantage of new tax incentives. Image: Decennial Group

April 07, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Decennial Group says it’s looking at 250 potential projects, primarily in America’s heartland and...

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April 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New York would be first U.S. city to charge drivers extra for downtown motoring.

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April 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Previous comprehensive changes were done 70 years ago.

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April 03, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Integration of new IT approaches in construction with new materials has potential to enhance sust...

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April 02, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Counterintuitive finding makes value of wide open workspaces questionable.

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March 29, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pilot credit aims to reduce use of illegal wood in buildings.

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March 28, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will pursue new projects being developed with mass timber.

Shortage of skilled construction workers resulting in missed deadlines

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March 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some 40% of contractors have turned down project offers.

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March 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides in-depth, technical overview on how to design, review, and approve shipping containers a...

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March 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Identifies policies, funding sources to address building energy use.

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March 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tariffs on steel, aluminum, and other materials swell budgets.

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