Codes and Standards
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First step toward Zero Carbon Building Standard.
Includes more stringent commercial, multifamily building standards.
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Federal prohibition complicates the picture.
The approved measures will create new rail lines and permanent housing.
The EPD now includes 88 companies, 72 mixes.
The 'no net loss’ prediction now seems unrealistic.
The guide provides assistance on assessment and rehab.
You can download the 2016 version for free.
The administration calls for zoning code changes and other measures to create more housing.
The changes include clarification on excavation standard and reporting job-related hearing loss....
A tenant education program can boost efficiency in office buildings.
Only 4% of projects have met the 70% energy savings target.
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According to advocates, communities should consider increased resiliency.
Commercial and residential structures are both included in the total.
The 2016 list bears a strong resemblance to the 2015 list.
The market growth is a signal of future opportunities.
Calif., and Mass., use aggressive targets to lead nation.
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'Demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.’
The new standards will become part of international building code.
The high energy-consuming material can be made more sustainably.
National Trust for Historic Preservation CEO says the focus is on saving cities, not just buildin...
A March vote on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative would put 2-year ban on zoning changes
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GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild
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The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.
The owner allegedly did not heed warning about danger of the crumbling exterior.
Mayor de Blasio also announces increased solar generation goals
The new standards will produce better transparency and are said to benefit investors.
Big gains are expected in both commercial and residential markets.
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City planners will require design features to cut miles driven.