Codes and Standards

Seattle Signs First-Come, First-Served Rental Rule Into Law
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Seattle Signs First-Come, First-Served Rental Rule Into Law

The new law requires landlords to rent their housing units to qualified applicants... More

Philadelphia Now Requires In-Sink Food Disposals
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Philadelphia Now Requires In-Sink Food Disposals

In-sink garbage disposals have been found to reduce food waste by an average of 35%. More

After Drought, California Focuses on Water Filtration
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After Drought, California Focuses on Water Filtration

From bicycle codes to constrained space due to water filtration systems,... More

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Builders Evaluate Value of LEED, as New Version Is Prepped

Builders evaluate the cost effectiveness of building to LEED standards, as the U.S. Green Building Council preps a new version its certification program for a November roll-out. More

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There is No Such Thing as a National Building Energy Code

Does the federal government have the authority to mandate a national building code? This architect says no and explains why. More

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Green Building Standards Become Culture

Developers are finding green building standards are becoming the rule rather than the exception, so achieving LEED status may not be as difficult as it seems. More

California Adopts New Building Standards
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California Adopts New Building Standards

The new code includes stricter energy efficiency requirements and... More

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Net Zero Communities: An Attainable Goal Net Zero Communities: An Attainable Goal

Steven Winter shares his wisdom on how we can get to net zero and beyond. More

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New Energy Code Requirements Costly for Apartment Owners New Energy Code Requirements Costly for Apartment Owners

2009 and 2012 IECC requirements come at a steep price to apartment firms. More

Mixed Signals
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Mixed Signals

As consumer demand for high-speed Internet and wireless service grows, apartment... More

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