Codes and Standards
Adverse effects include heat reflection onto nearby walls.
The duties would add 20% or more to cost if trade negotiators can’t find common ground.
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It provides a strategy to leapfrog minimum code requirements.
Contractors would have to source products based on greenhouse gas impact, not price, on state pro...read more
Updated form intended to be used with owner-architect agreements.
Outcome-based codes compliance path looks at building’s actual performance.
First certification program that verifies products’ compliance with the WELL Building Standard....
Standard is designed to be applicable across many types of new and existing buildings.
It will be used with the standard form for owner/consultant contracts.
Update includes calculations from direct solar radiation.
Skyward offers app to receive permission for low altitude flights.
Tishman Speyer will use Fitwel health certification system to guide building improvements.
Design-bid-build forms last updated in 2007.
Request highlights ongoing conflict between developers and residents over right to sunshine.
Recently updated Modified Bitumen Design Guide can be viewed on smartphones and tablets....
Survey of facility management executives shows onsite renewables, energy storage will spike in 20...read more
Documents are structurally different from 2007, 2008 versions.
The deadline is March 16, 2018.
Florida, Texas, rise in ACEEE state energy efficiency scorecard.
Open-source apps include enhancements for urban-scale modeling.
Will allow AIA to make updates more frequently as insurance market changes.
Roles of architects, contractors outlined in E204–2017.
Monitoring and comparing performance are critical to advancing sustainability goals.
NRCA document provides guidance for on-site evaluation.
The app streamlines compliance on various types of construction.
The measure will go into effect in January if the governor signs it.
NRDC report says goal can be achieved with existing tools.
ASHRAE 189.1 broadens testing requirements to include more types of ducts.
The roadmap provides government and industry with a targeted plan.
NRCA offers compliance tools for contractors.