Codes and Standards
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.
Excess comes as middle class housing shortage worsens.
Provides guidance on building engineered wood floors, walls, and roofs.
FenStar Certification Program ensures windows, doors, and skylights meet Energy Star specificatio...read more
Natl. Apartment Assn. study says rent control decreases housing supply, harms condition of housin...read more
Most utilities underuse the technology that can help customers save money.
Fastest and slowest paying GCs revealed.
Buildings would have to heat and cook with electricity.
All new buildings must have reserved rooftop sections for PVs.
Move defies bipartisan 2007 law.
Parallel Design-Permitting Process includes flagging elements for correction during conceptual de...read more
Aim is to increase mobility to spur more economic activity.
All contractors will have to demonstrate secure practices.
ASHRAE 90.1 is the basis for new code that went into effect Oct. 1.
Lighting and space heating fell by more than 600 trillion Btu from 2003 to 2012.