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The move follows successful public input on LEED 4.1.
Guidelines, common terminology, and testing methodology are needed, says expert.
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American Concrete Institute offers guidance on assessment, repair, rehab of existing concrete str...read more
The update adds credits to lower carbon footprints and to promote climate change resiliency.
The Forest Stewardship Council and other groups aim to help buyers understand and make it easier...read more
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The walkability trend is spreading to urbanizing suburbs.
A report by Autodesk and Deloitte focuses on how workers can succeed in an automated world.
AAMA document establishes minimum performance requirements.
About 60% of Americans use a public restroom one to five times a week, according to the latest an...read more
Advances include language on resilience, life cycle cost analysis, moisture control analysis, hea...read more
Three companies show compliance for using containers for housing.
Technology can enable cities to be more interconnected, efficient, and accessible.
Goal is to enable building tech market adoption for a net positive future.
Will expand to include residential and multifamily for assessment and certification.
Provides tips for staying safe during and after a hurricane or severe weather.
E-commerce, market oversupply, rising interest rates to dampen hot market.
‘Represents important part of Haskell’s future strategy,’ says CEO.
Bill could boost specialized facilities.
Will be open to LEED-registered or -certified projects, with introductory pricing and support....
Focus is on MEP and tenant improvements.
Bank of America provides $500,000 grant to certify 15 U.S. cities.
Six revised documents available for interior construction projects.
Solar power with batteries and backup generators provide weeks of self-reliance.
Approach includes loosened zoning, incentives for higher density in lower-cost and mixed-income d...read more
Rocky Mountain Institute, Dept. of Energy, California Energy Commission join forces.
Climate ignorance driving some ‘insane’ deals.
National Apartment Assn. report assesses reasons for difficulty in creating more apartments.
Focus is on techniques to reduce energy bills.
“Twitter tax break” may have worsened some of the area’s problems.
Newly hired inspectors getting up to speed.