Codes and Standards

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November 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city ranks first in U.S. in rat population.

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The rule bans cranes from operating when wind exceeds 30 mph.

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The Albany, Ga., site will have ground source heat pumps and a biomass generator.

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Ramanujam brings his tech and business consulting background to the post.

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First step toward Zero Carbon Building Standard.

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November 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes more stringent commercial, multifamily building standards.

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Federal prohibition complicates the picture.

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The approved measures will create new rail lines and permanent housing.

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The EPD now includes 88 companies, 72 mixes.

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The 'no net loss’ prediction now seems unrealistic.

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The guide provides assistance on assessment and rehab.

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November 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

You can download the 2016 version for free.

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November 04, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The administration calls for zoning code changes and other measures to create more housing. 

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The changes include clarification on excavation standard and reporting job-related hearing loss....

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A tenant education program can boost efficiency in office buildings.

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October 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.

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According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.

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October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.

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The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.

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The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.

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Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.

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'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’

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The new standards will become part of international building code.

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The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation CEO says the focus is on saving cities, not just buildin...

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A March vote on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative would put 2-year ban on zoning changes

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GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild

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The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.

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The owner allegedly did not heed warning about danger of the crumbling exterior.

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October 05, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mayor de Blasio also announces increased solar generation goals

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