Codes and Standards
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently la...read more
Workers could balk at returning to high-rises.
Outdated policies favor fossil fuels.
Sets minimum requirements for design, construction, repair of concrete structural elements in b...read more
Pertains to design criteria for nuclear facilities.
Looks at space considerations for reopening at different scales.
Overview of Intl. Building Code requirements included.
More efficient equipment and buildings could make a big difference.
Will collaborate on new structural post-tensioned concrete code requirements.
New York City approves metal-concrete product for all five boroughs.
District heating and cooling systems boost efficiency.
Include social distancing requirements, notifications when co-worker tests positive, timelines...read more
Document focuses on switching appliances and equipment away from natural gas, propane.
Goal is to achieve net-zero construction by 2050.
States, cities, and OSHA enforce social distancing, hand-washing regulations.
Sacramento-region company commits to working towards carbon neutrality by 2030.
Software offers performance enhancements.
State will identify flood zones on its own.
Enhanced features include selection between single- and multifamily buildings.
American Wood Council tool for floor-ceiling assemblies.
Fewer architecture firms report declining billings this month.
Managers said to demand sex for pay and OT opportunities.
Integrated teams, staging warehouse, and looking early and often, among recommendations.
Standards review scheduled to be completed by July 2021.
Little hope this year for resolution of trade dispute with Canada.
Pertain to Metal Composite Materials, Insulated Metal Panels, and Roll Formed Aluminum and Stee...read more
4 technologies for improving building sanitation and tech's ever-evolving impact on the multifa...read more
Dept. of Energy program targets dynamic interactions with electric grid.
AIA releases strategies and illustrations for the sector.
Discusses process from project conception to construction.