Codes and Standards

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February 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The paper provides guidance on how to streamline pursuit of dual certification.

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February 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

High-performance green buildings are linked to better job performance.

This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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February 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The changes apply to multifamily, hotels, state-owned buildings, and public schools.

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February 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Portico platform features a database of products ranked on how they disclose ingredients.

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February 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings constructed in the last two decades are largely holding up to increased seismic activit...

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February 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Programs will provide money for both owners and renters.

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February 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

When to use them, cost, and installation are issues that are explored.

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February 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The report will inform design principles for New York City jails.

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February 01, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance the most popular rating system in top 10 states.

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January 31, 2017 | Peter Fabris Contributing Editor

New approach to resiliency examined in French Polynesia.

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January 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More tightly packed cities would cut building emissions significantly, study says.

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January 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It would be the first such requirement in the U.S.

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January 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

EUI could push sustainability through market-driven approach.

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January 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new law would require those who work on 10-story-plus buildings to go through an apprenticesh...

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January 23, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The company has worked on some major projects, including Hartsfield Airport.

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January 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

USGBC's new Public Policy Library includes tax and energy benchmarking policies.

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January 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agreements to spur efficiency upgrades are slowly gaining popularity.

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January 17, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Most codes limit CLT structures’ height.

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January 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The paper examines implementation, enforcement challenges, and changes needed in new code edition...

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January 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

National Institute of Building Sciences releases a manual for developing standard set of BIM docu...

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January 11, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Remote operated camera systems are being used to mitigate risk in real time.

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January 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Technical and manufacturing advances are driving down prices.

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January 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

One plan calls for building in areas predicted to be flooded during high tides as sea levels rise...

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January 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Requires tracking of performance data and progress toward goals. 

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January 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Canada, India, Brazil, and Korea round out top 5.

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January 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Remote operated camera systems are being used to mitigate risk in real time.

The global market for products and services related to achieving net zero energy in residential and commercial buildings is projected to hit $1.4 trillion by 2035. Image: Navigant Research

January 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Technology and regulations will be the drivers, says Navigant Research.

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January 05, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Efforts to scale back efficiency requirements largely defeated.

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January 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A Trulia study contradicts longstanding fears.

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January 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sensors and Internet of Things devices will have to be embedded in infrastructure.

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