Codes and Standards
Some communities will have 90% of their affordable housing at risk.
Nearly 23% of employees will work from outside of offices.
CROSSWALK web service accesses standards specific to projects from feasibility to turnover....
Courtesy GSA Proving Ground
One-stop-shop for information associated with technology validations in buildings.
Directs defense, agriculture secretaries to review potential for wood frame construction on def...read more
Rule would apply to projects on lots sized 20,000 sf or larger.
Building owners can invest in new technology with no upfront cost.
Buildings reopened after extended pandemic closure are at risk.
Scope expanded to include shotcrete, internal curing, mineral fillers, and recycled concrete ag...read more
Lure of urban life and jobs may draw people back after pandemic subsides.
FGIA issues first update for document created in 2005.
Cover Boards EPD is an industry first.
Will address innovations in material performance and building designs.
Owners should assess risk, insurance coverage, and ability to withstand disasters.
Agency releases guidance on lessons learned from pandemic inspections.
Most of the movement seems permanent.
New programs, updates will spur shift to regenerative strategies.
FGIA document was last updated in 2013.
Appeals process nixed requirement for residential electrification readiness.
Organization assesses sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios a...read more
Contributes toward LEED v.4.0 and v.4.1 materials and resources requirements.
Concept aims for car-free living.
Berkeley Lab examines results of commissioning across building types.
Advocates envision idle offices re-zoned to alleviate housing crisis.
American Concrete Institute document contains guidance on codes for structural concrete.
Golden State voters reject Proposition 21.
Investors would be tapped for damages on such cases.
Goal is to identify high-impact areas for application in design and construction.
Safety training cited as a cause of improvement.
Insurers’ fears of civil unrest in wake of election prompt builder’s risk coverage moratoriums....