Codes and Standards

June 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City aims to reduce GHGs 60% by 2035 and 80% by 2050.

June 04, 2018 | Peter Fabrisw, Contributing Editor

Zoning ordinance that ties building heights to width of streets dictates form.

Silicon Valley cities considering taxes aimed at large employers

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May 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim is to offset the impact on housing costs and homelessness by tech companies.

May 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would provide long-term clarity on certification requirements.

May 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Market projects to grow 12.5% annually between 2013 and 2019.

Seattle skyline
May 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City imposes employer head count tax to fund affordable housing.

May 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers forecasts of industry trends.

May 22, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

U.S. Department of Energy event to be held July 15th-17th in Austin.

May 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASTM International method will help manufacturers test their flooring materials.

May 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Projected to add $10,000 to cost of new homes.

May 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

NIBS documents address using pre-cast concrete, and commercial and legal considerations of modula...

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May 15, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Four tests covered a spectrum of blast loads.

May 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GCs could have to pay for up to three times the wages owed.

May 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sensors, software algorithms squeeze out waste.

May 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Actions tending to come with investigation of other site conditions.

May 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal: build buildings that provide more power than they cost to build, run, and demolish.

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May 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would oversee efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the city.

May 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sensors, software algorithms squeeze out waste.

May 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The tools can now accept input in epJSON format.

May 01, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Requires building energy modeling during schematic design.

April 30, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reduces need to run additional energy models.

April 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASTM International guidance supports cost-effective ways to withstand and recover from disasters....

April 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Sites repurposed for residential, commercial use, and solar energy generation.

April 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nighttime activity makes the difference.

Wind farm in Germany
April 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers greater flexibility around project fuel types and offsetting renewables.

April 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Precursor to revised Green Globes Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings.

U.S. steel and aluminum mills could get a market-share boost from import tariffs. But the industry can't say for certain yet which products or producers will ultimately be subject to those duties. Image: Pixabay

April 18, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Are import quotas and a “Buy American” infrastructure mandate in the cards?

April 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Accused of falsely claiming veteran- and minority-owned business status.

Power lines
April 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An NFPA report found that code adoption is under heavier political scrutiny, leading to delays an...

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April 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Scale of projects, number of players involved contributes to problem.

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