Codes and Standards

A compilation of building codes and standards news, trends, products and business best practices for US builders and remodelers.



News

Some states levying additional fees for customers with PVs

News

EPA looking to control small bodies of water; OSHA moving against combustible dust

Crackdown on employee misclassification will continue, Labor official says

News

Federal and state agencies are continuing to combine efforts to fight misclassification of workers as independent contractors or overtime-exempt employees

News

New proposed updates from the International Code Council to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) would increase energy efficiency in new homes and commercial buildings by about 15%.

UMass-Boston's Bevington: 'Financing alternatives crucial to energy-efficiency u

UMass-Boston's Bevington: 'Financing alternatives crucial to energy-efficiency upgrades'

News

Successful energy efficiency programs in Asia provide alternatives that could be far reaching.

March 2014

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Products

Armstrong offers these crushed limestone-composite tiles as an alternative to natural stone and ceramic tile.

Features

Today’s great business leaders are masters of thinking several moves ahead.