Codes and Standards
Agency releases guidance on lessons learned from pandemic inspections.
Most of the movement seems permanent.
New programs, updates will spur shift to regenerative strategies.
FGIA document was last updated in 2013.
Appeals process nixed requirement for residential electrification readiness.
Organization assesses sustainability performance of real estate and infrastructure portfolios a...read more
Contributes toward LEED v.4.0 and v.4.1 materials and resources requirements.
Concept aims for car-free living.
Berkeley Lab examines results of commissioning across building types.
Advocates envision idle offices re-zoned to alleviate housing crisis.
American Concrete Institute document contains guidance on codes for structural concrete.
Golden State voters reject Proposition 21.
Investors would be tapped for damages on such cases.
Goal is to identify high-impact areas for application in design and construction.
Safety training cited as a cause of improvement.
Insurers’ fears of civil unrest in wake of election prompt builder’s risk coverage moratoriums....
Lease or ownership models for PVs make more sense than ever.
Asthma seems to be aggravated by cooking with flame.
Updated building codes could mitigate the danger.
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Retail conversions to fulfillment centers, apartments, schools, or medical offices could cut va...read more
The provisions present a set of recommended improvements to the ASCE/SEI 7-16 Standard.
Best practices helping companies develop and measure healthy, sustainable, and resilient reopen...read more
Net-zero principles may give buildings longer lives.
Statement now includes safety protocols and plans, sustainability, and BIM experience.
Mobile platforms, wearable sensors, AI video systems among the trial solutions.
Designs include barriers for outdoor dining, sidewalk retail displays, and modular seating for...read more
ConsensusDocs addresses the most common prefabricated construction use-case scenario.
New ordinance based on the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code.
Green purchasing policies for cleaning, filters, furniture and other products encouraged.
At least 20 programs for new construction, major renovations emerge.