Tag: Building-Codes

buildings in NJ

National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 50 Years

The National Institute of Building Sciences supports public and private building technology to advance the nation’s built environment.
Building Resilience

Resilient Buildings: Standing In The Face Of Disaster

Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
Building Energy Codes

ACEEE Awarded $9.6M To Lead Effort To Update Building Energy Codes

ACEEE will lead a national effort to implement updated building energy codes that will reduce energy costs for households and businesses while cutting climate pollution.
building safety

The 43rd Annual Building Safety Month Begins

The International Code Council’s 2023 campaign focuses on how building safety is personal, local, and global.
ADA Compliance

ADA Compliance Questions And Answers

Facility executives can reference these common ADA questions to ensure their buildings are compliant.
HVAC Contractors

Choosing The Right HVAC Contractors

Facilities managers need providers that have the experience and knowledge to provide heating and cooling solutions.
Building Enclosure Upgrades

Budgeting For Building Enclosure Upgrades 

Facility managers have to carefully prioritize which repairs to focus on first.
Life Safety Systems

Life Safety Systems: Inspection, Testing, And Maintenance Save Lives

Periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance of life safety systems is key to keeping systems up-to-date and ensuring the protection of occupants, property, and reputation.
building resiliency

Maintaining A Resilient Building

Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
Energy Efficient Building Codes

DOE Program Aims To Lower Utility Bills Via Efficient Building Codes

U.S. Department of Energy will provide $225 million for states, local governments to expand implementation of the latest building energy codes and support development of energy efficient buildings.
Building Codes

Building Codes And The Right Roofing

Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
February 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: February 2022 Issue

The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.
Remote Inspections

Remote Virtual Inspections For Facilities

With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
building inspection

Are Our Buildings Still Up To Code?

The Miami building collapse is another devastating wake-up call for all industry stakeholders.

Healthy Buildings Is The Focus Of NIBS’ 2020 Moving Forward Report

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
building codes hurricanes

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
Building Safety Month

Virtual Building Safety Month Celebration Begins

The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
museum building

Museum Building Design & Construction

Design and construction processes for better museum building and experiences
Building Safety Month 2021

Building Safety Month 2021: Prevent, Prepare, Protect.

Building Safety Month 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.
building codes

FEMA Projects Implementing I-Codes Could Save $600B By 2060

As the frequency and severity of natural hazards continue to increase year-over-year, a new FEMA study reaffirms that building codes continue to be the best first line of defense.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.