Codes and Standards

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November 01, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Metric can help municipalities prepare for disasters.

October 31, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides advice on satisfying requirements for the National Flood Insurance Program.

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October 30, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Document includes updated findings, case studies, new strategies for financing, designing, buildi...

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October 28, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Air Force threatens formal dispute process.

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October 24, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Model building, a city hall, could operate without utility service for two weeks.

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October 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Enhancing building utilization and reusing materials also aid carbon reduction.

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October 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some exceptions do apply.

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October 18, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GHG gases can be reduced by at least 11% with upgrades to public buildings and large private buil...

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October 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Study finds 51-day average payment turnaround.

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October 16, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Reflective coatings channel sunlight raising temperatures where pedestrians walk.

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October 15, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provisions include increased building envelope performance and reduced air infiltration.

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October 14, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ACEEE 50-state scorecard finds latest IECC code gaining adherents.

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October 09, 2019 |

Outlines financial strategies to implement energy-efficiency projects in healthcare.

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October 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Organization makes commitment to net zero carbon for all buildings by 2050.

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October 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few buildings provide beefed up provisions to counteract threat.

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October 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

AISC seeks input through Nov. 4.

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September 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Enables carbon-smart choices during material specification and procurement.

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September 27, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Must address interdependencies among people, buildings, infrastructure, and the environment.

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September 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New regulations aim to make zero-emission electric buildings the norm.

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September 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

USGBC report finds most people don’t think environmental problems significant enough to prioritiz...

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September 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Former Army medical staffer Scott Ketcham has extensive OSHA experience.

September 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tool includes cross-laminated timber connection provisions and post-frame ring shank nails.

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September 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Amid devastation, lives likely saved by resilient buildings.

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September 19, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New rule expected to define protected waterways more narrowly.

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September 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Applies to apartments built at least 15 years ago.

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September 17, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

ROI can be realized in as little as one year.

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September 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Investigation could influence future use of the materials.

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September 13, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some followed their states in implementing more robust standards.

Illinois law sets maximum retainage on private projects

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September 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The change is expected to give contractors bigger checks earlier in project timeline.

Retreat may be the best option for some coastal communities in face of sea level rise

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September 10, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A new study makes the case for relocating in a "strategic, managed" manner.

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