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California’s 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential construction.
The four weeks of the campaign provide common sense consumer tips for Energy & Green Building, Disaster Safety & Mitigation, Fire Safety & Awareness, and Backyard Safety.
The director and building official for Clark County (NV) has also been recognized by U.S. Congress for contributions to building safety.
The UPC has joined other major plumbing codes in requiring compliance with NSF/ANSI Standard 14, for plastic pipe and fittings.
The International Green Construction Code has been designed and released as the path to safe, sustainable, economical construction.
An air curtain (or “air door”) employs a stream of air to create an air seal, separating different environments while allowing traffic flow.
The Virtuoso Model 5460F is a permanent installed lift that can help meet building code requirements.
Begun in January of 1998 and completed in April of 2001, the five story, 106,000 square foot Chemical Sciences Laboratory of San Diego State University (SDSU) was a $29.5 million project. From the October 2002 issue.
To help reduce earthquake risk for buildings, Arup provides damage mitigation through advanced “beyond code” techniques.
In addition to saving lives and reducing property loss, statewide building codes based on recognized standards can protect the environment from waste caused by rebuilding after a disaster.