Codes and Standards
He is charged with defrauding construction companies, business owners, and local governments....
The Dept. of Energy resource is a state-by-state compilation with hundreds of listings.
In doing so, it becomes largest U.S. city to make such a pledge.
‘Buy American’ requirement and revised H-1B visa restrictions could raise prices on supplies, lab...read more
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Study finds significant problems with how city manages capital projects.
Only one of several attempts has had an impact in recent years.
The updated versions include full support for variable speed DX coils, enhanced plant auto-sizing...read more
Eneref Institute creates networking group of school administrators for ideas to overcome market o...read more
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Enforcement will begin Sept. 23, three months later than planned.
Under Trump orders, agency had stopped issuing ‘shaming’ press releases on major fines and safety...read more
Permitting process could be reduced from 10 years to 2 years under the proposal.
The Tower at PNC Plaza. Photo: Dllu, Wikimedia Commons
The DOE-sponsored event will be held in Pittsburgh July 17-20.
Strategies to boost ranks of construction workers include mentoring programs, increased safety me...read more
The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials...read more
Updates provide guidance on how design and construction pros and emergency managers can work toge...read more
Systems and sensors guidelines will be aligned with major green standards.
The method provides a standard lab procedure evaluation of ice and snow loads and impacts.
GIGA’s RESET standard and data collection will be integrated into the WELL standard.
The 13,000-sf Denver office for the architectural firm Hord Caplan Macht is going through the process to be certified under the Fitwel health and wellness standards. More firms seem to be embracing wellness for their own offices as well as in their designs for clients. Image: Courtesy HCM
Hord Caplan Macht the latest to join the club by submitting its offices for certification under F...read more
Hawaii considers updated 2015 IECC tailored to its climate.
The unfinished building was destroyed in a five-alarm blaze.
American Wood Council and design and construction professionals are speaking out against the meas...read more
Mobile capacity planning, conduit points of entry, and electrical resiliency are covered.
Construction spending outpaced the nation's GDP growth in 2016, according to JLL's latest construction outlook. But spending remains uncertain this year, as the industry waits to see whether new policies on labor and trade emerge from the new administration. Image: Pixabay
Impacts on labor and materials costs at issue, according to latest JLL report.
The study compares costs in five categories of construction.
The certification measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.
Premiums leveled off in 2015, and claims have been stable, helping to hold costs down.
A new study by PwC details how the industrial sector could get more involved as an influencer, and possibly as investors, in the massive infrastructure spending program that federal lawmakers and The White House now seem committed to moving forward. Image: Pixabay
The accounting and consulting firm PwC offers the industrial sector a five-step approach to getti...read more
The standard-setting initiative for energy-efficient products may be a victim of Trump budget cut...
The measure has bipartisan support.