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Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.


Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.

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Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

The Steiner Tunnel test, showing the flame being applied to the ceiling, is an inadequate and inappropriate method for testing insulation safety. (Photo: Intertek Testing Services Inc.)

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently used.



Demand Rises For Sustainable And Safe Structures

Week four of Building Safety Month—the International Code Council’s educational public safety campaign—focuses on energy and green buildings.