Codes and Standards
Florida, Texas, rise in ACEEE state energy efficiency scorecard.
Open-source apps include enhancements for urban-scale modeling.
Will allow AIA to make updates more frequently as insurance market changes.
Roles of architects, contractors outlined in E204–2017.
Monitoring and comparing performance are critical to advancing sustainability goals.
NRCA document provides guidance for on-site evaluation.
The app streamlines compliance on various types of construction.
The measure will go into effect in January if the governor signs it.
NRDC report says goal can be achieved with existing tools.
ASHRAE 189.1 broadens testing requirements to include more types of ducts.
The roadmap provides government and industry with a targeted plan.
NRCA offers compliance tools for contractors.
IAPMO and Hydronics Industry Alliance unveil BEST to evaluate systems in early design phase.
The technology can be used to prevent terrorist attacks and spying.
E.U. research project focuses on energy efficiency and occupant comfort.
Cranes rated for 140 mph winds didn’t hold up to 100 mph gusts.
Access to better financing, tax incentives, rent premiums, among the benefits to greener building...
2016 saw a slight rise in total certified U.S. green office space.
However, states may step up regulations as feds relax them.
Rising rents elicit reexamination of zoning principles.
Comments on proposed rule sought through Sept. 29.
All city government buildings are powered by renewables.
New green infrastructure should be part of rebuild.
Hollywood Proper Residences have verified indoor air and water quality features.
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Properties outside of these zones are not required to carry flood insurance.
AGC survey indicates that fewer companies may be able to bid on projects.
In wake of Grenfell tragedy, Council forms new workgroup.
New York has the largest hotel construction pipeline of any U.S. market.
Flood protection on subsidized housing, hospitals, and other public buildings rolled back.
Rain gardens, green roofs, cisterns, and rainwater recycling add value.