Codes and Standards

October 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Urban heat island effect can vary by as much as 37°F in the same city.

October 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Businesses, homeowners will control more power-generation capacity.

October 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Withdrawn subcontractor bids can be costly.

October 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency not conducting enough inspections, report says.

October 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategies include reducing exposure to properties in flood-prone areas.

October 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stretch codes, more stringent credentials for designers, contractors, and inspectors may be neede...

September 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employees crave sunshine and views of the outdoors more than cafeterias, fitness centers, and chi...

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September 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Choice of insulating materials can impact indoor air quality, resident health.

September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Executives concerned about trade policy, labor shortages, approval processes.

September 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes mandatory rest breaks, heat-exposure monitoring, record-keeping injury requirement.

WIlmington, NC
September 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Policies may have undermined ability to make coastal regions more resilient.

September 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would spur more energy conservation in buildings and cut carbon emissions.

September 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Industry-first document to facilitate lean tools without need to sign multi-party IPD agreement....

September 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Deadline is Jan. 3, 2019.

September 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Influential body will vote in October on new provisions to allow 18-story wood-framed structures....

September 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rising sea levels likely to claim drinking water before land is under water.

September 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Surfaces can reflect away heat and help prevent flooding.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Research supports financial case for certification.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers immediate occupancy building codes and performance standards strategies.

September 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New construction to produce as much energy as it consumes.

September 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Has detailed information for insulation, fire safety requirements in U.S., other countries.

August 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Higher cost of building materials could make rehab a better financial bet.

August 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Assessing current status helps direct where improvements can have greatest impact.

August 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

For installation and inspection of public and private swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs.

August 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Despite incentives, few owners add vegetative roofs.

August 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

“A backup for when Manila fails.”

August 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Market factors complicate efforts to recycle material from old structures.

August 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Statewide alternate method allows early technical consideration and approval.

August 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Said to be much more cost effective than CLT options.

August 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Alternative uses often require action by local officials.

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