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PCJ Article 295: Building Codes Get Smarter
Building Codes Get Smarter Building Codes Get Smarter by Edward McMahon Building codes often make it financially infeasible to rehabilitate older -- often historic -- buildings by requiring rehab ... and localities are adopting more flexible building codes. From PCJ #43, Summer 2001 for instructions on downloading Read excerpts from article: Local codes and regulations often act as impediments ...
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International: International Residential Building Codes
International: International Residential Building Codes Advanced Search Home > Community > International International NAHB International members stay on the cutting edge of ...
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Straw Bale Resources 2000-2001
Sites Videos Miscellaneous Key Written Resources Eisenberg, D. 1995. Straw Bale Construction and the Building Codes. Development Center for Appropriate Technology, Tucson, AZ. http://www.azstarnet.com/~dcat/barriers.htm ... on the Internet, building codes and research. http://www.azstarnet.com/~dcat The Last Straw http://www.strawhomes.com A brief history of hay and straw as building materials By Matts ...
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Sustainable Sources: Austin Sustainable Building Coalition
She also says that stringent city building codes sometimes marginalize the more radical green building projects (like straw bale constructions). She would like to see the coalition become more politically active in an effort to change these building codes ...
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Sick Building Syndrome
IAQ. Building Investigation Procedures The goal of a building investigation is to identify and solve indoor air quality complaints ... . HVAC systems should be designed, at a minimum, to meet ventilation standards in local building codes; however, many systems are not operated or maintained to ensure that these design ventilation ...
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Renewal Project: Renovation of the Victoria Memorial Museum Building
This will result in a fresh look inside, with new galleries and exhibition spaces, while the building's unique heritage characteristics will be ... from effects of high humidity. Structure Reinforcement of the structure of the building to ensure the building meets seismic codes. Chasmosaurus irvinensis Exhibition During the renewal of the VMMB, all current ...
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Codes
May/June 2004 issue of Building Safety Journal. This accompanied the green building feature that DCAT put together ... to present information on green building and codes. Gathered here are the resources referenced in the article: September 2001 EBN Sustianability and Building Codes feature. IBC and IRC Codes The purpose of ...
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PPRC | ARCHIVE Green Building - Codes and Standards
Building Policy and Standards Building Rating Systems - Commercial & Institutional Building Rating Systems - Residential Green Building Proposal and Contract Language Barriers to Green Building Codes and Standards Questions to Consider Where can I get help understanding building codes ...
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Building an Energy-Efficient America: Zero Energy & High Efficiency Buildings - PennEnvironment
Building energy codes should be improved and enforced. National model codes should be 30 percent more efficient by 2010 and state codes should match or exceed the model codes. • Federal, ... warming emissions in the United States, at little cost. • Adopting and enforcing strong building codes nationally could reduce our annual energy consumption by 2 percent from 2030 projected use. ...
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New Study: Building Green Could Lead to Dramatic Energy Savings - PennEnvironment
Several states, including Pennsylvania, have statewide residential building energy codes ...
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