Codes and Standards



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November 04, 2016

Gov. Dan Malloy wants to manage damage assessment of 34,130 homes with possibly crumbling or collapsed foundations

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November 03, 2016

The Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri argues that the 2015 code's energy efficiency standards are too costly for homeowners

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November 02, 2016

Shrinking incentives and consumer fatigue with marketing tactics have led to the slowdown

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November 01, 2016

The 18 proposed revisions could save employers an estimated $3.2 million per year

Norway Spruce. Photo: Nelma

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October 31, 2016

It is the first new U.S.-grown softwood species to be fully tested for strength values since the initial process for assigning design values from testing of wood samples began in the 1920s

Flooding near Baton Rouge, La. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Wikimedia Commons

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October 28, 2016

Building code changes will allow more residents to avoid elevating their homes in high-risk areas

Nest thermostat. Photo: Nest

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October 27, 2016

The local power company offers an energy saving program that is only available to customers who have smart thermostats

Flooding from Hurricane Matthew. Photo: Chris Rehak/Creative Commons

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October 26, 2016

Florida enacted stricter building codes over the last few decades after Hurricane Andrew, which helped mitigate damage from a major storm this month

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October 25, 2016

This translates to 841 million metric tons of avoided CO2 emissions

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October 24, 2016

Other common workplace safety violations involved ladders, powered industrial trucks, and electrical wiring

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