Codes and Standards
Bank of America provides $500,000 grant to certify 15 U.S. cities.
Six revised documents available for interior construction projects.
Solar power with batteries and backup generators provide weeks of self-reliance.
Approach includes loosened zoning, incentives for higher density in lower-cost and mixed-income d...read more
Rocky Mountain Institute, Dept. of Energy, California Energy Commission join forces.
Climate ignorance driving some ‘insane’ deals.
National Apartment Assn. report assesses reasons for difficulty in creating more apartments.
Focus is on techniques to reduce energy bills.
“Twitter tax break” may have worsened some of the area’s problems.
Newly hired inspectors getting up to speed.
Naval Postgraduate School program maps locations nationwide.
Urban core living costs hundreds of thousands more in largest U.S. cities.
First in the U.S. mandate would be phased in from 2022 to 2030.
Daily ‘toolbox safety talks’ were most effective safety measures.
Workplace distractions cause some to choose to work remotely.
Engineering firm will offset carbon at all offices and with employee business travel.
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ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report.
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The ambitious plan would also boost affordable housing, reduce building emissions, and update cod...read more
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The three cities are in the heart of North America’s most trafficked aerial corridors.
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The devastating fire at Notre-Dame de Paris is the latest blaze to damage or destroy historic bui...read more
New regulations provide more insight into how investors and developers can benefit, tax wise, from Opportunity Zones. Image: Pixabay
The goal remains to get more capital gains working to spur economic growth in downtrodden neighbo...read more
Organization offers tools and resources for working toward net-zero design.
Breakthrough could have significant impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The mandate applies to all buildings regardless of when constructed.
The rating system emphasizes performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity, and...read more
Top-performing segments forecast in 2019 include transportation, public safety, and education....
The Decennial Group, a joint venture of two leading real estate developers, is investing in Opportunity Zones to take advantage of new tax incentives. Image: Decennial Group
Decennial Group says it’s looking at 250 potential projects, primarily in America’s heartland and...read more
New York would be first U.S. city to charge drivers extra for downtown motoring.
Previous comprehensive changes were done 70 years ago.
Integration of new IT approaches in construction with new materials has potential to enhance sust...read more