Legislation

Can I (Legally) Use a Drone?
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Can I (Legally) Use a Drone?

That depends. The Federal Aviation Administration offers a compliance path for the... Read more

Lighting Legislation: Lighting Reaches Out to Interior Designers
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Lighting Legislation: Lighting Reaches Out to Interior Designers

IALD and IES public policy personnel provide updates on lighting legislation. Read more

AIA Signs Letter Opposing the Proposed Repeal of the Federal Government's 2030 Targets
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AIA Signs Letter Opposing the Proposed Repeal of the Federal...

The letter, which was signed by nearly 500 businesses, argues that the federal... Read more

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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