Codes and Standards
Results will help inform code changes.
The standard marks the first comprehensive international specification for this equipment.
The condition is the most common geologic hazard in the U.S.
President of contractors’ group says competitive pricing is spurring more open shops.
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L.A.’s new 1,100-foot skyscraper dominates city’s skyline.
Certified office buildings reach 66% in windy city.
Average annual cost to buildings and infrastructure from eastern storms to rise by $7.3 billion....
Results of the study support the usefulness of the practice.
ILF aims to make new certification the sole standard for highest performing buildings.
The money is earmarked for up to $500,000 surety bonds per contract.
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Danger of propagating flames now deemed negligible.
New material is substitute for concrete and steel in multi-story projects.
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Initiative aimed at alleviating construction industry worker shortage.
Explains energy performance gap from expected savings to actual savings.
Industry group developing criteria for categorizing wide range of construction approaches to tall...read more
The free download addresses entrances, storefront framing, curtain walls, windows and skylight fe...read more
Reports suggest an extra $6,300 for fire-resistant cladding could have prevented the tragedy....
The document is used for determining design loads including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, sno...read more
Better sound attenuation for subfloors and exterior continuous insulation are among the matters a...read more
Structures 20,000 sf and larger must demonstrate steps to boost efficiency.
Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.
Bipartisan legislation would prevent use of municipal bonds by pro teams.
Case pertained to construction of condo development that was not fire code-compliant.
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State’s codes have not been updated since 2009.
Campus plans include photovoltaic arrays and geothermal ground source heat pumps.
New joint venture will deliver enhanced services and support tools and programs throughout Canada...
New document focuses on design and construction considerations for horizontal NLT applications....
Some designers look to modular designs in anticipation of alternate uses.
Revised pipe-sizing method for residential applications will be included.
Construction defect law modifications could ease litigation risk and cut insurance rates.