Codes and Standards



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January 04, 2016

That’s enough electricity to power 19 million homes, or the total electricity demand of five states.

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December 25, 2015

The market is expected to get a boost in the next decade as builders incorporate the latest technologies to meet the increased energy efficiency standards.

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December 24, 2015

The extension is expected to add an extra 20 gigawatts of solar power.

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December 23, 2015

The AIA said this indicates homeowners are "increasingly favoring amenities and features that offer residents a sense of community."

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December 22, 2015

These structures make housing more affordable in a place where the base price for a single-family home now tops one million dollars.

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December 21, 2015

One standard says EPSS (emergency power supply system) equipment should be located above known previous flooding elevations where possible.

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December 18, 2015

Prop F would have limited the number of nights of short-term rental and required individual hosts to submit quarterly reports.

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December 16, 2015

The nation averages one death per day from falls down stairs. The National Building Code of Canada prescribes stair tread width at a minimum of 21 centimeters, or 8 1/4 inches.

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December 14, 2015

The city will plant tens of thousands of trees in two, quarter-square-mile vacant city spaces.

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December 14, 2015

In New York City, the new maps place 80% more homes and businesses in flood zones than the previous set of maps. 

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