Building Codes

More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis.

Home efficiency advocates and homebuilders are squaring off in Virginia over what many stakeholders say is an overdue update to energy codes for new home construction.

Big changes in energy code requirements, here’s what they mean for cold-formed steel (CFS) assembly design and field integrations.

When constructing a new home, it’s important to take the whole-house approach when considering your insulation needs. 

Optimization experts can now model any home from the blueprints and find the perfect mix of building options that provide their customer with the maximum savings from the first day.

At professional events, George Williams is used to being surrounded by people many decades his senior. The Salt Lake City-area building inspector is 34, which makes him a young gun in an aging workforce.

To help builders and installers understand these challenges better, ABTG’s Jay Crandell presented, “Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: Practical Building Science to Keep Walls Dry,” at the IBS Show.

Energy efficient, tornado resistant homes built for low income Arkansans. This is a story that starts with good intentions.

ARCOM is pleased to announce its purchase of InterSpec, the leading provider of BIM-to-specifications software, e-SPECS®.

A new report reviews specific annual hazard events for flooding, earthquake, wildfire, wind, hail, tornado, hurricanes and winter storms, with spotlights on several international events including Asia typhoon.