Codes and Standards
The update applies to windows, curtain walls, and doors.
App currently includes building codes of 40 states and New York City.
Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collective (AMSC) will develop industry-wide additive manu...read more
The standards will examine existing codes and regulations to find where they are too broad or con...read more
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Washington, D.C. office is showcase for top levels of the two standards.
Employers can use the application to submit forms electronically.
Land use restrictions reduce U.S. GDP by 9% annually.
Results will help inform code changes.
The standard marks the first comprehensive international specification for this equipment.
The condition is the most common geologic hazard in the U.S.
President of contractors’ group says competitive pricing is spurring more open shops.
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L.A.’s new 1,100-foot skyscraper dominates city’s skyline.
Certified office buildings reach 66% in windy city.
Average annual cost to buildings and infrastructure from eastern storms to rise by $7.3 billion....
Results of the study support the usefulness of the practice.
ILF aims to make new certification the sole standard for highest performing buildings.
The money is earmarked for up to $500,000 surety bonds per contract.
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Danger of propagating flames now deemed negligible.
New material is substitute for concrete and steel in multi-story projects.
Photo: Gage Skidmore
Initiative aimed at alleviating construction industry worker shortage.
Explains energy performance gap from expected savings to actual savings.
Industry group developing criteria for categorizing wide range of construction approaches to tall...read more
The free download addresses entrances, storefront framing, curtain walls, windows and skylight fe...read more
Reports suggest an extra $6,300 for fire-resistant cladding could have prevented the tragedy....
The document is used for determining design loads including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, sno...read more
Better sound attenuation for subfloors and exterior continuous insulation are among the matters a...read more
Structures 20,000 sf and larger must demonstrate steps to boost efficiency.
Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.
Bipartisan legislation would prevent use of municipal bonds by pro teams.
Case pertained to construction of condo development that was not fire code-compliant.