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May 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Staggered start times, rigorous tool cleaning, virtual training among the strategies.

May 05, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Despite objections from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the development of th...

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May 05, 2020 |

New model building code nearly finalized.

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May 04, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Now includes private projects with 30% or more of public subsidies.

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May 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Agency clarifies responsibility for contractors, others.

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April 29, 2020 |

Dept. of Buildings has issued more than 100 violations and stop-work orders.

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April 28, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Will examine ways to reduce infectious threats through building designs and operations.

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April 24, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Elastomeric respirators or powered, air-purifying respirators, and expired N95s are allowable a...

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April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Seven Finnish companies aim to integrate all technical systems into a single platform.

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April 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some rooms being repurposed for ICU care.

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April 15, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

High-SCM concrete, and cellulose and wood fiber insulation among the greener alternatives.

Starbucks in Bothell, Wash., gets CO through a virtual building inspection

This Starbucks and an adjacent bank in Bothell, Wash., were opened thanks to a virtual building inspection by the city. The coffeeshop's drive-thru has stayed open through the COVID-19 pandemic.

    

April 13, 2020 | Avalon Development

Bothell, Wash., issues a certificate of occupancy to developer after inspecting the property on...

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April 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Cool Abu Dhabi aims to transform urban life in the Middle East.

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April 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris. Contributing Editor

Impact of temperature and relative humidity is unclear.

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April 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Covid-19 outbreak may lead employers to reevaluate office commitments.

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April 07, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes fact sheets for employees, employers, and a questions and answers document.

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April 01, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ASTM International cancels in-person standards meetings; DOE’s National Energy Codes Conference...

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March 26, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Victimized company Bird Construction has defense, law enforcement contracts.

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March 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Compliance with time-sensitive notice requirements and careful documentation required.

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March 23, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

House and Senate vote is nearly unanimous; law would go into effect Oct. 1.

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March 20, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Local officials that don’t comply could lose federal money to combat climate change.

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March 19, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contribiuting Editor

Includes recently approved position document on Airborne Infectious Diseases.

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March 19, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Version 2 draws on lessons from more than 20 zero carbon projects.

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March 16, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Result mostly due to more efficient use of Portland cement.

Feds push use of eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes

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March 13, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Local officials that don’t comply could lose federal money to combat climate change.

March 12, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Helps with choosing proper glass for non-residential applications.

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March 11, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Eastern white pine and eastern hemlock pass strength testing.

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March 10, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Technology suitable for buildings up to 12 stories in earthquake-prone areas.

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March 06, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Area including National Mall is facing increased flood risk.

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March 05, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Measure would go into effect by 2022.

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