Tag: building standard


Clean energy companies warn building standard change threatens wind, solar projects

October 20, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

SEIA, the American Clean Power Association and the Distributed Wind Energy Association are leading a push against the proposed building code standard, S76-22, which was developed by FEMA’s Applied Technology Council Seismic Code Support Committee. The proposal is part of […]

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ASCE releases world’s first tornado safety building standard

December 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Scott told Construction Dive that the idea came out of cooperation between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the ASCE following the Joplin tornado disaster in 2011, which killed 161 people along a 6-mile path and caused […]