WASHINGTON, DC – The International Code Council launched a new global initiative to bring together experts from the U.S., Australia, Canada and New Zealand to improve building resilience worldwide. Read More at Contractor.
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California’s 2019 Title 24 Code, Part 6, brings 50% more stringency to residential housing in just one code cycle. This downloadable ebook is the definitive guide to the major changes the code brings, pitfalls to avoid, and ways to comply. Read more at Globe Newswire
Of the hundreds of proposed changes to the 2021 building codes, these four IECC proposals are the ones to watch. Read more at Code Watcher
The EPA TSCA Title VI final rule for formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products has been published in the Federal Register and is now official. The rule was changed to address technical issues raised by stakeholders - including those raised by HPVA Laboratories (soon to be Capital Testing). Read more at Decorative Hardwoods
As US cities ramp up their clean energy efforts, stricter building energy codes are some of their biggest success stories. In fact, 30 cities have taken steps to reduce energy waste in buildings by improving these codes, according to the newly released 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard. Read more at ACEEE
Eaton electrical engineer, Thomas A. Domitrovich, writes that “that by following the model established by the popular Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program, more industries can work together to reduce loan rates and insurance premiums paid via a requirement that calls for more resilient, safer structures.” Read more at Buildings
The EPA TSCA Title VI final rule for formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products has been published in the Federal Register and is now official. The rule was changed to address technical issues raised by stakeholders - including those raised by HPVA Laboratories® (soon to be Capital Testing). Read more at Decorative Hardwoods
As the nation sees an increase of natural disasters leaving the communities in their paths’ with billions-of-dollars’ worth of damage, several organizations are making an effort to reduce these costs through resilient building tactics. Read more at DWM
A recent notice of proposed rulemaking could change hours of service (HOS) rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers, including those who transport doors and windows. Read more at DWM