Codes and Standards
Emphasis on cleaning surfaces overlooks importance of mechanical infrastructure.
Certification body forms advisory group of industry leaders and health experts.
Affordable housing comes to the Bay Area and this is not the end of cities.
Performance standards could greatly reduce GHG emissions.
Similar structures can produce different energy usage results.
Platform helps sustainability teams to collect data, benchmark progress, measure impact, and im...read more
Construction Specifications Institute offers “digital classification engine.”
Policies aim to replace gas heaters with electric units.
Focus on renewable power, sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, and energy systems int...read more
Developers’ focus on single, urban millennials leaves family market underserved.
For modifying stores and offices with 17-point architectural, engineering, and administrative f...read more
New Mexico community gained credits for resilience planning, including public health crises....
Includes third-party validation of COVID-19 preventive measures.
More office cleaning, work from home opportunities, and staying home when sick among the desire...read more
Mass timber, augmented reality, and modular construction among the trends.
Provides guidance on cleaning and disinfecting buildings using green cleaning best practices....
Tailored strategies offered for offices, retailers, schools, and senior living facilities.
Agency focuses on preventing disease transmission in healthcare industry.
Frank Lloyd Wright sites set to reopen and construction jobs rise by 464,000.
Risks may not be covered by property insurance.
Provides new examples and background on mass timber calculations.
New law allows workers to sue GCs for wages in class action.
Options include rearranged seating, mobile ordering, designated flow spaces.
Buildings should have fall protection and restraint provisions for those who go on roofs.
Streamlined sustainable design and construction process included.
Includes emergency guidance and upgrades to the LEED green building program.
As companies get used to work at home, post-pandemic office market could collapse.
Cabinets, appliances, lighting, and lumber diverted from landfills to be repurposed.
Sustainability depends upon forest stewardship, product manufacturing process.
Allows owners broad flexibility on how to achieve goals.