Codes and Standards
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.
Ruling may have implications for other states claiming copyright for building codes.
Design can improve health amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Net-zero target requires shift in thinking and practices.
Load-shifting will help reduce peak demand.
Road closures, new rules for public transit will be imposed.
In state with earliest COVID-19 cases, advisory group developing priorities based on risk.
Freres Lumber unveils new line of structural elements suitable for high-rise buildings.
May contribute to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients
Document examines strengthening buildings for flood, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.
Staggered start times, rigorous tool cleaning, virtual training among the strategies.
Despite objections from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the development of th...read more
New model building code nearly finalized.
Now includes private projects with 30% or more of public subsidies.
Agency clarifies responsibility for contractors, others.
Dept. of Buildings has issued more than 100 violations and stop-work orders.