Codes and Standards

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November 11, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Metal Construction Association document provides best practices for re-roofing with metal.

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November 08, 2019 | Lodging Econometrics

Hotels presently under construction are at 102 projects/17,504 rooms.

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November 07, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contribting Editor

Major contractors join partnership to share data to predict hazards, incidents.

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November 06, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Homebuilders’ seats on ICC made it easier to block new provisions, report alleges.

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November 04, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Standard 90.1 includes revisions of envelope, lighting, HVAC provisions.

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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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