Codes and Standards
Cranes rated for 140 mph winds didn’t hold up to 100 mph gusts.
Access to better financing, tax incentives, rent premiums, among the benefits to greener building...
2016 saw a slight rise in total certified U.S. green office space.
However, states may step up regulations as feds relax them.
Rising rents elicit reexamination of zoning principles.
Comments on proposed rule sought through Sept. 29.
All city government buildings are powered by renewables.
New green infrastructure should be part of rebuild.
Hollywood Proper Residences have verified indoor air and water quality features.
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Properties outside of these zones are not required to carry flood insurance.
AGC survey indicates that fewer companies may be able to bid on projects.
In wake of Grenfell tragedy, Council forms new workgroup.
New York has the largest hotel construction pipeline of any U.S. market.
Flood protection on subsidized housing, hospitals, and other public buildings rolled back.
Rain gardens, green roofs, cisterns, and rainwater recycling add value.
EV charging stations, batteries, and microgrid technology are all part of effort to meet demand f...read more
Vacuum dust collection, water-delivery systems, and respirators will be required.
California’s requirement for cool roofs on new non-residential buildings could promote smog.
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Task force formed to get fake training cards off the streets and workers properly trained.
Proposals include solar-ready roofs, more stringent heating/cooling efficiency requirements, and...read more
Two of six such certifications are ASHRAE programs.
Includes the 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.
The update applies to windows, curtain walls, and doors.
App currently includes building codes of 40 states and New York City.
Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collective (AMSC) will develop industry-wide additive manu...read more
The standards will examine existing codes and regulations to find where they are too broad or con...read more
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Washington, D.C. office is showcase for top levels of the two standards.
Employers can use the application to submit forms electronically.
Land use restrictions reduce U.S. GDP by 9% annually.
Results will help inform code changes.