Codes and Standards

February 14, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Welltower uses internal system to evaluate total building performance.

February 13, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Indoor mixed-use “Main Street” blossoms in giant former Bell Labs building.

February 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Explains how models and data are used to assess the risk of structural damage.

February 08, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Controversial Obama-era regulation may never be implemented.

February 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Project could help Baltimore and other cities redevelop blighted properties.

February 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Voter initiative left many details undecided.

February 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

HOK report examines forces reshaping industry.

January 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

In two years, the rest of the U.S. will follow suit.

January 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Engineered Wood Assn. offers free calculator and technical note.

January 31, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Skanska will integrate the technology into building facades.

January 29, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Publication is joint effort by ASHRAE, AIA, IES, and USGBC.

Flying drones while inebriated now illegal in New Jersey
January 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Violators could be sentenced to six months in jail.

January 25, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Fines adjusted for inflation in the New Year.

Alys Beach, a luxury residential community in western Florida, enforces building standards that protect its houses from high winds. Image: Alys Beach

January 24, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Alys Beach’s in-house GC builds to standards set by the FORTIFIED program.

January 23, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Four dollars saved for every dollar spent, says NIBS report.

January 19, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Falls accounted for 39% of deadly accidents.

January 18, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Newer buildings constructed in flood zone fared well.

January 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Transaction allows GBI to expand operations to Canada and elsewhere.

January 16, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

White paper says code officials should be collaborators and facilitators.

Arlington Virginia

Photo courtesy Arlington County, flickr Creative Commons

January 12, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Honor recognizes efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, manage stormwater.

January 11, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

USGBC program signs on more than 130 companies or facilities for certification.

January 10, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

New York City Council proposal puts limits on penalties for safety violations leading to death, s...

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A paint can and three brushes
January 09, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Current exposure levels for lead in paint and dust have been in place for 17 years.

January 05, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Evaluation service providers should be properly accredited.

January 04, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GAO report cites hundreds of overseas facilities in peril.

January 03, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Court filing alleges massive fraud and breaches of contract in Baha Mar Resort Project.

January 02, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Potential for increased deployment of smart building technology is great beyond early adopters....

The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts. 

December 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...

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December 20, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Credit ratings giant will ask what communities are doing to mitigate risk exposure.

December 18, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

World Green Building Council report confirms that lighting, indoor air quality, thermal comfort a...

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