Codes and Standards

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September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

How building owners can reduce risks.

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September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design de...

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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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September 19, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim of the standard was to ‘not stifle innovation.’

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September 16, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Local officials face the prospect of costly mitigation projects.

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September 15, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The forty-year industry veteran has been a GC and business owner.

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September 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.

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September 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study finds the impact can be as much as 25% per year.

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September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Missouri is the latest to enact design-build legislation.

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September 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates address industry confusion over how to handle the issue.

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September 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs and benefits of managing 29 types of waste are now included.

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September 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new building code prevents any structure with more than three stories from being built from a...

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September 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A study found temperatures in the low 70s reduce worker performance.

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August 31, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The proposal ‘would essentially rewrite the current 100-year flood standard.’

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August 30, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.

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August 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

No net GHG emissions will be allowed.

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August 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Multifamily Green Advantage targets existing buildings.

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August 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The recent floods and wildfires in Alberta are being cited as proof.

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August 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The company used two minority firms as fronts in a nearly $1 billion scheme.

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August 22, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Industry leaders offer how procurement system could be improved.

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August 19, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An assembly committee heard testimony on deadly balcony collapse that occurred last year.

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August 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new initiative screens projects to see if they are investor-ready.

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August 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The standard is touted as a cost-effective alternative to LEED.

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August 16, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A joint ASHRAE/ACCA proposal seeks comments from industry professionals.

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August 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A nine-month limit has been proposed for some $100 million-plus projects.

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August 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The move highlights innovative insurance, mortgage, tax, and finance-based strategies.

August 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Transit-oriented development and affordable housing are spurring the movement. 

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August 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Products will now have to be labeled as compliant to the new rules.

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August 05, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The orders come after a rise in the number of deadly accidents that have occurred in the past few...

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August 04, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The funds from the tax will be used to restore wetlands

August 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The campaign asserts that not enough is known about CLT in construction

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