building code

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Noun1.building code - set of standards established and enforced by local government for the structural safety of buildings
code, codification - a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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A leading expert involved with Dubai's Sustainable City project has called on local government authorities and the construction industry to elevate green building standards in the UAE, following their successful initial implementation in the country.
Address : Directorate for Local Government and Communities, Building Standards Division, Denholm House, Almondvale Business Park,
A statement by the organizers said that SISSAF has recognized the importance of adopting green building standards as a first step toward sustainable cities in Lebanon.
At the three-day conference, a number of world experts, regulators, Gulf and international standardisation authorities and industry experts will assess the success of green building standards, regulations and code implementation in US, UAE and Gulf.
COLESHILL-based construction group Willmott Dixon is taking UK building standards to new heights after being appointed by the University of Leicester to a PS42 million project.
This supports the 'Green Economy for Sustainable Development' initiative announced by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai and perfectly complements Dewa's continuous efforts to reduce energy demand by adopting the best energy-saving practices and meeting green building standards and specifications.
ACA has joined the American High Performance Building Coalition (AHPBC), a group of associations seeking to engage in the development of reasonable, performance-based policies regarding green building standards development and implementation.
Construction companies in the Middle East are slow to adopt best practice green building standards because they see no immediate economic benefits, but put themselves at risk by not doing so, an expert said.
ISLAMABAD, July 08, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Capital Development Authority (CDA) will take strict action against violators of building standards and impose fine after July 26, to ensure safety of lives and infrastructure.
Green Building Standards for Federally Assisted Properties (Sec.
In their efforts to reduce the carbon emissions of buildings, many organizations, including USGBC, have developed green building standards that focus on operating efficiency.

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