Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
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.
The International Code Council’s 2023 campaign focuses on how building safety is personal, local, and global.
Facility executives can reference these common ADA questions to ensure their buildings are compliant.
Facilities managers need providers that have the experience and knowledge to provide heating and cooling solutions.
Facility managers have to carefully prioritize which repairs to focus on first.
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.
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.
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.
Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.
With demand increasing, ICC and RESNET are developing an ANSI standard to inspect buildings remotely.
The Miami building collapse is another devastating wake-up call for all industry stakeholders.
The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council recommends three components of healthy buildings to President Biden and policymakers.
Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
Design and construction processes for better museum building and experiences
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.
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.
The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.