Codes and Standards

October 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Those areas face the biggest risk from extreme heat.

October 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Safety must be balanced with welcoming environment.

October 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Less stringent codes in northern parts of state linked to devastation.

October 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Australian program recognized by WELL, claims compliance with LE.

A proposed 21-story residential tower in Milwaukee, Wis., would be the tallest in the country if approved by the city. Image: Korb + Associates Architects

October 19, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The developer is confident that the city will approve construction, which is scheduled to start n...

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October 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

FEMA dollars pay for reconstruction, but local decision-makers ignore climate change impacts.

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October 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Of the 50 largest U.S. cities, Philadelphia is one of just six that still require metal pipes....

October 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides incentives for communities to modernize and enforce codes.

October 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mayors of 15 cities set goal of 185,000 new homes by 2030.

October 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Manager training, data sharing are critical to meeting 20% utility cost reduction goal.

October 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Urban heat island effect can vary by as much as 37°F in the same city.

October 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Businesses, homeowners will control more power-generation capacity.

October 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Withdrawn subcontractor bids can be costly.

October 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency not conducting enough inspections, report says.

October 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Strategies include reducing exposure to properties in flood-prone areas.

October 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Stretch codes, more stringent credentials for designers, contractors, and inspectors may be neede...

September 27, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employees crave sunshine and views of the outdoors more than cafeterias, fitness centers, and chi...

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September 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Choice of insulating materials can impact indoor air quality, resident health.

September 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Executives concerned about trade policy, labor shortages, approval processes.

September 21, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes mandatory rest breaks, heat-exposure monitoring, record-keeping injury requirement.

WIlmington, NC
September 20, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Policies may have undermined ability to make coastal regions more resilient.

September 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Would spur more energy conservation in buildings and cut carbon emissions.

September 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Industry-first document to facilitate lean tools without need to sign multi-party IPD agreement....

September 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Deadline is Jan. 3, 2019.

September 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Influential body will vote in October on new provisions to allow 18-story wood-framed structures....

September 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Rising sea levels likely to claim drinking water before land is under water.

September 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Surfaces can reflect away heat and help prevent flooding.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Research supports financial case for certification.

September 07, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Offers immediate occupancy building codes and performance standards strategies.

September 06, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New construction to produce as much energy as it consumes.

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