Codes and Standards

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November 04, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The administration calls for zoning code changes and other measures to create more housing. 

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November 03, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The changes include clarification on excavation standard and reporting job-related hearing loss....

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November 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A tenant education program can boost efficiency in office buildings.

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October 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.

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October 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.

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October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.

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October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.

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October 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.

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October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.

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October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’

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October 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new standards will become part of international building code.

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October 12, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.

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October 11, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

National Trust for Historic Preservation CEO says the focus is on saving cities, not just buildin...

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October 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A March vote on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative would put 2-year ban on zoning changes

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October 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild

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October 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.

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October 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The owner allegedly did not heed warning about danger of the crumbling exterior.

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October 05, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Mayor de Blasio also announces increased solar generation goals

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October 04, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new standards will produce better transparency and are said to benefit investors.

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September 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Big gains are expected in both commercial and residential markets.

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September 28, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City planners will require design features to cut miles driven.

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September 27, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal is to retrofit communities to better withstand extreme weather events.

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September 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The updates will change design approach to HVAC.

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September 22, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

‘Subjective, very vague’ policies  are said to create too much risk.

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September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

How building owners can reduce risks.

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September 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nationwide survey finds nearly three of four architects cite health impacts influencing design de...

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September 19, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim of the standard was to ‘not stifle innovation.’

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September 16, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Local officials face the prospect of costly mitigation projects.

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September 15, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The forty-year industry veteran has been a GC and business owner.

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September 13, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.

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