Codes and Standards
NIBS hosts roundtable to create coordinated program to advance collaboration.
Poor planning, complex contracting, a lack of accountability and high levels of collusion to bl...read more
Senate bill proposes pilot program to reknit communities.
Experience designing resilience standards to aid effort to protect communities from extreme hea...
Half of survey respondents say 2020 project profitability decreased due to pandemic.
Homebuyers must be given option for charging station on new construction.
Measure removes restrictions for ADUs in urban areas and master planned communities.
Crosswalk API offers trusted format to specify and procure healthier products.
One door must be either a full power-operated door or a low-energy power-operated door.
Offer detailed information about global building code usage and U.S. adoptions.
Order could lead to a national playbook for fighting COVID-19 on jobsites.
Last updated in 2010, document describes procedures and requirements for air leakage, water res...read more
Comes as Biden Administration prepares ambitious clean energy agenda.
Claims ‘all-risk policies’ should have included millions of dollars of losses due to virus....
Document assesses how to adhere to code requirements.
Free Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance document now available.
Code update would take effect in 2023.
‘Essential to ensuring the viability of the domestic steel industry.’
Incentive was scheduled to be reduced to 22%.
Courtesy Thomas Jefferson University
Will address climate change, social equity, rapid urbanization, and health.
Environmental and planning groups note soaring claims, flood insurance debt.
New procedure would diminish influence of local code officials.
Energy-intensive sector comprises 10% of all commercial real estate.
Restraints include high upfront cost, and lack of universal definition and approaches.
First update of ‘safe harbors’ in 15 years provides better clarity for design and construction...read more
Battle over IP property claims by ICC and other codes bodies continues.
Businesses that install green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and rainwater harvesting...read more
May limit the number of firms that could compete for contracts.
Projects include new General Assembly Building, outpatient facility at Virginia Commonwealth Un...read more
Will accelerate pace of lead service line replacement.