Building Codes


Building Codes

  • Code Words

    An international green construction code will change the game. Are we ready?

  • Florida International University

    The perFORM[D]ance House is an open pavilion that blends exterior and interior living.

  • Eco-Logical

    Three designers discuss the environmental codes that most affect their work.

  • Security by Design

    Ten years after 9/11, how can design improve security?

  • Managing Up

    By getting involved in politics and making design of value in codes, architects are helping fellow practitioners to be invaluable.

  • IgCC Version 2.0 Public Comment Period Ends Aug. 12

    Comments on the latest versions of the International Green Construction Code are due Aug. 12, and will be followed by final action hearings in November 2011.

  • NRCA’s EnergyWise Roof Calculator Updated

    The National Roofing Contractors Association’s online calculator now includes information from recent ASHRAE standards and the International Energy Conservation Code.

  • Garland ES-1-Compliant Roof Edge System

    The Garland Co. Inc. has upgraded its R-Mer Edge fascia and coping systems for low-slope roofing.

  • Measuring Compliance

    Roger Chang, the director of sustainability at Westlake Reed Leskosky, looks at the path ahead for energy codes, standards, and benchmarking.

  • Exhibit: Designing Tomorrow

    The National Building Museum hosts an exhibit about the six world's fairs held in the U.S. in the 1930s.



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