Codes and Standards

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.

April 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More than 350 people died from extreme weather events in 2017.

April 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cleaner air results in fewer heart attacks, respiratory disease, and premature deaths.

Power plant and smokestack
April 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Real estate, construction industry executives among those supporting the goal.

April 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Change would impact 85,739 pieces of property.

April 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides way to measure tensile strength in vertical applications.

A solar array
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.

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