June 14, 2018
For those members working in Pennsylvania, the AIA New Jersey Codes and Regulations Committee Chairman, Robert Longo, AIA, recommends that you please note:
from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pennsylvania’s building codes will be updated this year for the first time in nearly a decade, after a state review board adopted a suite of changes to modernize standards for constructing homes and commercial buildings.
The changes will apply to things such as fire safety, insulation and building materials in new construction and major renovations. They are expected to make new homes about 25 percent more energy efficient than homes built to the 2009 standards.
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