Codes and Standards

Construction worker cuts concrete kicking up a lot of silica dust.
May 15, 2015

Industry coalition study contends that OSHA underestimated the cost of proposed silica rule

New San Diego Code May Mean Return of Bungalow Courts
May 07, 2015

A code amendment takes away hurdles for landowners

NAHB, other industry groups ask Congress to stop EPA’s expanded reach of Clean Water Act
April 20, 2015

Industry groups feared the proposed bill will create more red tape for developers

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January 09, 2015

Although the number of flips declined last year, the average gross profit for these projects is up.

December 19, 2014

APA-The Engineered Wood Association’s new online Wall Line Bracing Calculator eases wall bracing by streamlining the process.

June 04, 2014

According to the Department of Energy, the standards will save approximately 3.3 quads of energy and $63 billion in energy costs for products shipped between 2015 and 2044. 

March 03, 2014

Home Innovation Research Labs has convened the process to update the 2015 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS).

January 20, 2014

Outdoor fireplaces hidden inside the house violated local building codes.

January 13, 2014

Rising demand for rooftop solar energy systems across the country has prompted adverse reactions from utility companies.

January 06, 2014

Healthy building materials and environmentally friendly construction outcomes are especially relevant to homebuilders.


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