Codes and Standards

More designers focusing on acoustic properties of buildings, wellness design

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August 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Recognition that structures should be acoustically satisfying.

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August 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

All must comply by January 1.

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August 06, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction industry must also invest in training, recruiting high school students.

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August 01, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reducing number of parking spots frees up land for ‘more purposeful’ uses.

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July 31, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Wide range of solutions address numerous environmental challenges.

July 30, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First to fund solar for smaller-scale commercial operations.

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July 29, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Confidential reporting on structural failures, near misses, and other incidents.

Emerald Tutu floating waterfront infrastructure

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July 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Climate resiliency a key theme of entrants.

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July 24, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Property owners face many challenges; coastal defense project plans are complex and need more tim...

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July 23, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

No gas hook-ups will be allowed in new houses, apartments, and commercial buildings.

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July 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Landmark @ One Market is one of San Francisco’s most architecturally distinctive buildings....

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July 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pertains to fire resistance rating times.

July 15, 2019 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The move follows successful public input on LEED 4.1.

Lack of standards hampers development of exoskeleton industry

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July 15, 2019 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Guidelines, common terminology, and testing methodology are needed, says expert. 

July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

American Concrete Institute offers guidance on assessment, repair, rehab of existing concrete str...

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Collaborative for High Performance Schools releases 2019 Core Criteria Version 3.0 Update

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July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The update adds credits to lower carbon footprints and to promote climate change resiliency.

Campaign launched to promote ‘climate-smart wood’

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July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Forest Stewardship Council and other groups aim to help buyers understand and make it easier...

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July 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The walkability trend is spreading to urbanizing suburbs.

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June 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A report by Autodesk and Deloitte focuses on how workers can succeed in an automated world.

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June 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

AAMA document establishes minimum performance requirements.

Public restrooms being used for changing clothes, phone conversations, and 'getting away'

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June 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

About 60% of Americans use a public restroom one to five times a week, according to the latest an...

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June 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Advances include language on resilience, life cycle cost analysis, moisture control analysis, hea...

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June 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Three companies show compliance for using containers for housing.

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June 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Technology can enable cities to be more interconnected, efficient, and accessible.

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June 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Goal is to enable building tech market adoption for a net positive future.

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June 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will expand to include residential and multifamily for assessment and certification.

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June 10, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides tips for staying safe during and after a hurricane or severe weather.

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June 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

E-commerce, market oversupply, rising interest rates to dampen hot market.

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June 03, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Represents important part of Haskell’s future strategy,’ says CEO.

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June 03, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bill could boost specialized facilities.

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