Codes and Standards

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December 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Santa Monica city services building aims for highest level of sustainability.

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December 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal is to make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.

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December 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The industry claims the product is being sold below fair market value.

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December 05, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The goal is to improve consistency for calculating costs and reducing risk.

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December 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The new legislation reduces the amount of time a vacant property can qualify for a lower tax rate...

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December 01, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Some industry watchers predict it will become the base building code. 

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November 30, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Glass facades pose a serious risk to birds and cause millions of avian deaths each year.

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November 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Employers can choose from a variety of fall protection systems.

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November 29, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city ranks first in U.S. in rat population.

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November 28, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rule bans cranes from operating when wind exceeds 30 mph.

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November 28, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Albany, Ga., site will have ground source heat pumps and a biomass generator.

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November 18, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Ramanujam brings his tech and business consulting background to the post.

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November 18, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

First step toward Zero Carbon Building Standard.

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November 17, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes more stringent commercial, multifamily building standards.

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November 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Federal prohibition complicates the picture.

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November 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The approved measures will create new rail lines and permanent housing.

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November 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The EPD now includes 88 companies, 72 mixes.

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November 09, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The 'no net loss’ prediction now seems unrealistic.

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November 08, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The guide provides assistance on assessment and rehab.

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November 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

You can download the 2016 version for free.

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November 04, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The administration calls for zoning code changes and other measures to create more housing. 

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November 03, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The changes include clarification on excavation standard and reporting job-related hearing loss....

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November 02, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A tenant education program can boost efficiency in office buildings.

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October 26, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.

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October 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.

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October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.

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October 24, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.

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October 21, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.

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October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.

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October 20, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’

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