Codes and Standards

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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December 14, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Pledge to push for more local authority to reduce emissions.

December 13, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The report compares solutions to reduce stormwater.

December 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Costs associated with losses was $55.4 billion.

December 11, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Structural steel columns and beams support a cross-laminated timber floor system.

December 07, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The most vulnerable regions fare the worst in new study.

December 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Better hazard mapping and retrofit programs could help.

December 05, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Center for Construction Research and Training gives advice on new regulation.

December 04, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Developers would lose up to 20% discounts on some redevelopment projects.

Biltmore Estates in Ashville
November 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Focus is on layout and look of new buildings rather than use.

November 29, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

City revised building codes after Superstorm Sandy, but many owners not required to upgrade.

November 28, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Includes practical strategies and guidance with lessons from real-life projects.

November 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Increased understanding of how materials act when stretched and compressed is the goal.

November 27, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Buildings of 25,000 sf or larger required to install vegetative roof or PVs.

November 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The standard prescribes methods for designing more resilient buildings and communities.

November 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Improved versions of tools aimed at use of healthier construction supplies.

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