Codes and Standards

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June 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Better sound attenuation for subfloors and exterior continuous insulation are among the matters a...

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June 26, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Structures 20,000 sf and larger must demonstrate steps to boost efficiency.

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June 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.

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June 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Bipartisan legislation would prevent use of municipal bonds by pro teams.

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June 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Case pertained to construction of condo development that was not fire code-compliant.

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June 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

State’s codes have not been updated since 2009.

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June 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Campus plans include photovoltaic arrays and geothermal ground source heat pumps.

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June 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New joint venture will deliver enhanced services and support tools and programs throughout Canada...

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June 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New document focuses on design and construction considerations for horizontal NLT applications....

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June 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some designers look to modular designs in anticipation of alternate uses.

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June 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Revised pipe-sizing method for residential applications will be included.

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June 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction defect law modifications could ease litigation risk and cut insurance rates.

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June 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New laws focus on construction safety.

Industry Groups move toward Unified Green Building Model Code in 2018

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May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...

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OSHA suspends electronic injury, illness reporting requirement

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May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The agency is keeping records from being publicly disclosed—for now.

Florida preparing to adjust to new building elevation requirements

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May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New floodplain maps and state code changes loom.

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May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

There’s disagreement around how much pay regulations add to cost of projects.

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May 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Uber and Lyft make it easier for urban dwellers to live without owning cars.

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May 25, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

More than 1,000 proven solutions are now available on DOE web site.

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May 22, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New permits tripled from year-ago period.

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May 22, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

AGC says a shortage of qualified workers is limiting the economy from adding more jobs.

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May 19, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Suddenly appearing caverns cause deaths, evacuations, interruption of utility services.

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May 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

These core documents are updated once a decade.

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May 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Banks reluctant to commit to specific deals with tax credit status uncertain.

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May 15, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

It aims to make installation of technology easier.

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May 10, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency issues over $300,000 in fines for ‘willful’ safety violations.

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May 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Mayor is among those who want to change 1990s anti-shadow law.

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May 09, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New research suggests current estimates may be off by as much as 25%.

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May 08, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Member-approved ballot change to NFRC 100 comments to close on May 28.

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May 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Nine out of ten say it is important that they work for a company committed to sustainability.

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