Codes and Standards
Lease or ownership models for PVs make more sense than ever.
Asthma seems to be aggravated by cooking with flame.
Updated building codes could mitigate the danger.
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Retail conversions to fulfillment centers, apartments, schools, or medical offices could cut va...read more
The provisions present a set of recommended improvements to the ASCE/SEI 7-16 Standard.
Best practices helping companies develop and measure healthy, sustainable, and resilient reopen...read more
Net-zero principles may give buildings longer lives.
Statement now includes safety protocols and plans, sustainability, and BIM experience.
Mobile platforms, wearable sensors, AI video systems among the trial solutions.
Designs include barriers for outdoor dining, sidewalk retail displays, and modular seating for...read more
ConsensusDocs addresses the most common prefabricated construction use-case scenario.
New ordinance based on the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code.
Green purchasing policies for cleaning, filters, furniture and other products encouraged.
At least 20 programs for new construction, major renovations emerge.
Expanded programs, resources address impact of climate change.
Week-long ICC Learn Live will include panel conversations, keynotes, and breakout sessio...read more
First update to decade-old technical documents released.
Delivery timeline delays due to COVID-19 pandemic prompt action.
Tightened standard applies to endpoint devices that dispense drinking water, and other plumbing...read more
Natl. Apartment Assn. and New Civil Liberties Alliance want hearing by October.
Savings achieved in less rework and fewer and shorter punch lists.
Passive survivability, social resiliency, and community health among the goals.
Strategies augment social distancing, increased air flow to combat COVID-19 spread.
Wildfires strike Northwest timber industry in wake of Covid-19 shutdowns.
Construction and fossil fuel interests oppose portions of latest model energy code.
Sustainability policies will drive trend.
Ensures compatibility with the International Building Code.
Repeated rebuilding after successive floods now seen as bad policy.
Affordable housing projects can find PV installations to be cost-effective.
World Green Building Council drives goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.