Codes and Standards
Recognition that structures should be acoustically satisfying.
All must comply by January 1.
Construction industry must also invest in training, recruiting high school students.
Reducing number of parking spots frees up land for ‘more purposeful’ uses.
Wide range of solutions address numerous environmental challenges.
First to fund solar for smaller-scale commercial operations.
Confidential reporting on structural failures, near misses, and other incidents.
Climate resiliency a key theme of entrants.
Property owners face many challenges; coastal defense project plans are complex and need more tim...read more
No gas hook-ups will be allowed in new houses, apartments, and commercial buildings.
The Landmark @ One Market is one of San Francisco’s most architecturally distinctive buildings....
Pertains to fire resistance rating times.
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The move follows successful public input on LEED 4.1.
Guidelines, common terminology, and testing methodology are needed, says expert.
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American Concrete Institute offers guidance on assessment, repair, rehab of existing concrete str...read more
The update adds credits to lower carbon footprints and to promote climate change resiliency.
The Forest Stewardship Council and other groups aim to help buyers understand and make it easier...read more
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The walkability trend is spreading to urbanizing suburbs.
A report by Autodesk and Deloitte focuses on how workers can succeed in an automated world.
AAMA document establishes minimum performance requirements.
About 60% of Americans use a public restroom one to five times a week, according to the latest an...read more
Advances include language on resilience, life cycle cost analysis, moisture control analysis, hea...read more
Three companies show compliance for using containers for housing.
Technology can enable cities to be more interconnected, efficient, and accessible.
Goal is to enable building tech market adoption for a net positive future.
Will expand to include residential and multifamily for assessment and certification.
Provides tips for staying safe during and after a hurricane or severe weather.
E-commerce, market oversupply, rising interest rates to dampen hot market.
‘Represents important part of Haskell’s future strategy,’ says CEO.
Bill could boost specialized facilities.