Codes and Standards
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.
New laws focus on construction safety.
The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...read more
The agency is keeping records from being publicly disclosed—for now.
New floodplain maps and state code changes loom.
There’s disagreement around how much pay regulations add to cost of projects.
Uber and Lyft make it easier for urban dwellers to live without owning cars.
More than 1,000 proven solutions are now available on DOE web site.
New permits tripled from year-ago period.
AGC says a shortage of qualified workers is limiting the economy from adding more jobs.
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Suddenly appearing caverns cause deaths, evacuations, interruption of utility services.
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These core documents are updated once a decade.
Banks reluctant to commit to specific deals with tax credit status uncertain.
It aims to make installation of technology easier.
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Agency issues over $300,000 in fines for ‘willful’ safety violations.
The Mayor is among those who want to change 1990s anti-shadow law.
New research suggests current estimates may be off by as much as 25%.
Member-approved ballot change to NFRC 100 comments to close on May 28.
Nine out of ten say it is important that they work for a company committed to sustainability....
The legislation includes eight additional projects.
The rates range from 3% to 24% per producer.
He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments....
The Dept. of Energy resource is a state-by-state compilation with hundreds of listings.
In doing so, it becomes largest U.S. city to make such a pledge.
‘Buy American’ requirement and revised H-1B visa restrictions could raise prices on supplies, lab...read more
Study finds significant problems with how city manages capital projects.
Only one of several attempts has had an impact in recent years.
The updated versions include full support for variable speed DX coils, enhanced plant auto-sizing...read more