Codes and Standards

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April 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Update said to be most inclusive and transparent platform to date.

April 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Specialists to focus on community preparedness for disasters.

March 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Companies were only able to meet half of the 51% local worker requirement over course of the proj...

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March 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bill would require all 12-story or less public buildings to be built with mass timber.

March 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Responsibility for enhancing civic architecture and urban design.

March 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Significant changes to online wind-load calculator.

March 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Concerns in Houston, Minnesota over environmental impacts.

March 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and Miami among cities at risk for water shortages.

March 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Whole-building energy simulation, ASHRAE compliance requirement are key factors.

March 15, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Utilities having difficulty adjusting to new business environment.

March 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Newer products can cut energy costs by as much as 70%.

March 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) voted to delay new beryllium exposure ru...

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March 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has proposed a seismic retrofit requirement for vulnerable steel...

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March 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Almost 50% more zero energy commercial buildings under construction in 2017.

March 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Favorable comparison to 2013 standard for commercial buildings.

March 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Factors that impact health, performance, stress and resiliency, sleep, and comfort to be scrutini...

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March 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The document is designed to aid in targeting resources toward innovative and inclusive economic d...

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Katerra's sole factory, in Phoenix, produces wall panels, roof and floor trusses, cabinets, and countertops. The company, which recently raised $865 million in new venture capital financing, expects to have five more plants operating by year's end. Image: Katerra

March 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Investors flock to this vertically integrated startup, which automates its design and constructio...

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March 01, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Almost 50% more zero energy commercial buildings under construction in 2017.

February 28, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

83% experienced at least one fraud incident.

February 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stormwater management, water quality, and heat island effect could all be impacted.

February 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reducing energy consumption by 15% would save six lives a day.

February 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (IREE) certification aims to boost confidence in predicted energ...

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February 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Forty four states have areas defined as low-hazard.

February 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bipartisan bill encourages states to adopt latest building codes.

February 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

JLL/Purdue University project is developing algorithms to improve indoor comfort.

February 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Welltower uses internal system to evaluate total building performance.

February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Indoor mixed-use “Main Street” blossoms in giant former Bell Labs building.

February 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Explains how models and data are used to assess the risk of structural damage.

February 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Controversial Obama-era regulation may never be implemented.

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