Codes and Standards
May be due to trade-offs on how score is developed.
Pressure barriers and airflow distribution can be effective in existing buildings.
Spike in prices has added nearly $36,000 to price of average new home.
Report examines ventilation standards, calls for increased public awareness of issue.
Benefits most evident in industrial commercial areas.
Districts still have unmet needs, face high costs and outdated building infrastructure.
Rising seas demand big investment.
Old multi-family structures continue to provide badly needed homes in urban zones.
More than 4% savings for commercial buildings found for the updated code.
Multiple alternatives could replace or complement rack-mounted PV arrays.
Each signee commits to carbon neutrality in one or more high-rise buildings it owns.
Despite broad support, program’s budget has steadily declined in recent years.
Bill would move code compliance control from state to local boards.
State to spend half a billion dollars on projects including making buildings more fire resistan...
Other sectors including buildings lag power industry.
Gentrification fears heightened among Pilsen neighborhood residents doomed ambitious preservati...read more
Will affect 250,000 commercial real estate deals a year.
Province funds demonstration projects as part of economic recovery.
Interactive collection of information on mass timber products, design best practices, taller wo...read more
DOE study investigated items used to control lumen depreciation, chromaticity shifts, and chang...read more
Lessons learned could help US avoid that fate.
New projects in New York, Los Angeles on track to reach goal.
Addresses market trend toward heavy sliding doors.
Rising costs, supply-chain woes, and cancellations threaten outlook.
Local governments lose influence on creating new energy efficiency rules.
Would apply to appliance, equipment efficiency and reduce water use.
Tax hikes for beach replenishment offer temporary solution.
Firm aims to reach goal on all designs by 2030.
Segregated neighborhoods and car-centric cities may not adapt to the European model.
Strategy uses more targeted approach to invest in low-income areas.