Codes and Standards

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February 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Switch from propane to electricity is critical to plan. 

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February 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Accounts for dynamic shading from trees, buildings and other structures.

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February 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributig Editor

Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.

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February 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Capacity to store more than 2 million gallons of storm water on site.

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February 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Based on British standard and a publicly available standard.

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February 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New business models create disintermediation.

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February 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Benefits include driving tax revenue, business activity, and smart development.

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February 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Parking spots converted to bike lanes, transit is fast and easy.

Two light switches

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February 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes automatic shut offs for buildings of all sizes.

Solar panel being installed

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February 06, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Can be combined with virtual net-metering software and tax-enabled financing.

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February 05, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mixed-use tower would rise 21 stories high.

Boston, Mass.

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February 01, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Opposed by real estate and trade groups, plan could generate $1 billion in next decade.

A Cab and people in Times Square
January 31, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Streamlined process intended to improve efficiency, reduce hassle for bidders.

Two construction workers at a site

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January 30, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More diversity needed to keep pace with demand for workers.

January 29, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Emphasizes human health and integrative building design.

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January 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Educate and lead clients to more sustainable choices, says LEED fellow.

The White House

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January 24, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency fully funded for first nine months of 2019.

Construction Cranes
January 23, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Potential for serious harm is real, say researchers.

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January 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Energy analysis tool will identify energy efficiency opportunities.

Rendering: bayside Land Partners LLC

January 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Revised plan eliminated 8-acre lagoon, trolley, show fountain, and reduced retail space.

January 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides way to evaluate current state of resilience and guidance for areas of improvement.

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January 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Competition will award $500,000 in grants to teams who design innovative buildings.

Hurricane damage on the beach
January 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

New NIBS study finds that adopting 2018 Intl. Codes generate $11 benefit for every $1 invested....

Uptown waterloo ontario

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January 10, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Geothermal heating, living wall among notable features.

January 09, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Moody’s economist says costs including mortgage rates worsening situation.

January 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus will be on wage violations.

Philadelphia Skyline

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January 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

University/municipal partnership in Philadelphia aims to improve green infrastructure design.

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Aerial view of Washington, D.C.

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January 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes measures to reduce emissions from buildings and transportation.

January 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New durability requirements for new buildings in the works.

Wind farm

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January 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First releases are O+M, BD+C, and ID+C.

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