Los Angeles-based Plant Prefab targets single- and multifamily construction.
Codes and Standards
Reports suggest an extra $6,300 for fire-resistant cladding could have prevented the tragedy....
The document is used for determining design loads including dead, live, soil, flood, tsunami, sno...read more
Better sound attenuation for subfloors and exterior continuous insulation are among the matters a...read more
Structures 20,000 sf and larger must demonstrate steps to boost efficiency.
Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.
Bipartisan legislation would prevent use of municipal bonds by pro teams.
Case pertained to construction of condo development that was not fire code-compliant.
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State’s codes have not been updated since 2009.
Campus plans include photovoltaic arrays and geothermal ground source heat pumps.
New joint venture will deliver enhanced services and support tools and programs throughout Canada...
New document focuses on design and construction considerations for horizontal NLT applications....
Some designers look to modular designs in anticipation of alternate uses.
Revised pipe-sizing method for residential applications will be included.
Construction defect law modifications could ease litigation risk and cut insurance rates.
New laws focus on construction safety.
The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...read more
The agency is keeping records from being publicly disclosed—for now.
New floodplain maps and state code changes loom.
There’s disagreement around how much pay regulations add to cost of projects.
Uber and Lyft make it easier for urban dwellers to live without owning cars.
More than 1,000 proven solutions are now available on DOE web site.
New permits tripled from year-ago period.
AGC says a shortage of qualified workers is limiting the economy from adding more jobs.
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Suddenly appearing caverns cause deaths, evacuations, interruption of utility services.
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These core documents are updated once a decade.
Banks reluctant to commit to specific deals with tax credit status uncertain.
It aims to make installation of technology easier.
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Agency issues over $300,000 in fines for ‘willful’ safety violations.
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The Mayor is among those who want to change 1990s anti-shadow law.
New research suggests current estimates may be off by as much as 25%.