Codes and Standards
Includes recently approved position document on Airborne Infectious Diseases.
Version 2 draws on lessons from more than 20 zero carbon projects.
Result mostly due to more efficient use of Portland cement.
Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake
Local officials that don’t comply could lose federal money to combat climate change.
Helps with choosing proper glass for non-residential applications.
Eastern white pine and eastern hemlock pass strength testing.
Technology suitable for buildings up to 12 stories in earthquake-prone areas.
Area including National Mall is facing increased flood risk.
Measure would go into effect by 2022.
Will collaborate on new code requirements.
Tool adds more transparency to certification.
Policies include sea walls, levies, and relocation.
Use of ear buds, headphones banned by some contractors.
ACI Collection features guidance on structural concrete construction and rehabilitation.
Aim is to realize full potential value of a building throughout its life cycle.
Renaissance Square, completed last year, is Puerto Rico's first mixed-income public housing development. Image credits: Alvarez-Diaz & Villalon
Federal help means tougher code enforcement. And will this island of homeowners embrace renting...
AIA speaks out against measure.
Mayor commits to goal for new and extensively renovated structures.
Perceived benefits make residents willing to help public works departments.
National labs, universities, businesses selected for total of $74 million in funding.
Practice optimizes power grid, incorporates more renewable power.
Functions as a transparency platform for organizations to disclose their operations.
Software toolkit enables access to deep energy retrofit and zero-net energy strategies.
New windows, doors, and skylights will get to market faster.
Intent is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; improve efficiency for buildings larger than 25,0...read more
Process often used to predict interior surface temperatures on fenestration.
Clarifies the responsibilities of rental housing providers and renters.
Governor has seven key strategies for emissions cuts.
Rankings of states for LEED certified square feet per person released.
By 2030, Millennials and Generation Z will dominate workforce.