Legislation

Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

The AIA backs the new measure, which borrows clauses from the Shaheen-Portman... Read more

Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial Buildings
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Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial...

The 12th city in the U.S. to enact benchmarking legislation, Atlanta aims to... Read more

Map: Does Your State Support Innovation?
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Map: Does Your State Support Innovation?

The Consumer Electronics Association grades the U.S. for its regulatory and... Read more

Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The President's latest effort to address climate change requires the federal... Read more

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AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill

The long-stalled legislation would repeal the 2030 fossil fuel reduction targets for new and renovated federal buildings. Read more

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Recap of News from the 2015 AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference Recap of News from the 2015 AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference

The annual Washington, D.C., conference focused on expanding public awareness about the built environment and advocating for the architecture profession at the Capitol. The event will see some changes next year. Read more

A Social Media Wrap-Up of the 2015 AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference
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A Social Media Wrap-Up of the 2015 AIA Grassroots Leadership...

AIA members travelled to Washington, D.C., last week to learn leadership skills... Read more

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Architecture and the New Congress: The AIA's Legislative Priorities Architecture and the New Congress: The AIA's Legislative Priorities

Inside this year's pressing issues, and how to navigate the political process to benefit your practice. Read more

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ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address

The annual address touched on topics from healthcare to drones. We cut through the political hyperbole to highlight areas of interest to the AEC profession. Read more

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AIA Releases 2015 List of Legislative Priorities for Congress AIA Releases 2015 List of Legislative Priorities for Congress

Issued days before President Obama's State of the Union address, the AIA's agenda includes job creation, resiliency, design excellence, and historic preservation. Read more

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