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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Longmont council weighs airport regulation controversylounge. "We set the minimum heating and lighting so that everyone can meet the
Longmont council weighs airport regulation controversy
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 minutes ago
lounge. "We set the minimum heating and lighting so that everyone can meet them," Lewis said. "And heating is in the building code so it matches the minimum standards. We tried to look at everything out there and make sure our businesses can... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten slams union official's Nazi commentSetka, from the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union, told a rally in
Shorten slams union official's Nazi comment
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
Setka, from the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union, told a rally in Melbourne on Wednesday the proposed national building code was a 'disgrace ... likened to Nazi Germany'. On Thursday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Mr... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Has the CCC made appropriate use of Existing Use Rights?City Council alleges that Empowered Christchurch has conflated the requirements
Has the CCC made appropriate use of Existing Use Rights?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
City Council alleges that Empowered Christchurch has conflated the requirements for the District Plan with those of the building code. This is not the case.Christchurch City Council has still not updated its District Plan. Had it done so, all... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
New resident enjoys his ‘tiny housewas easy and I found work in Lansing, Mich. I worked for another 10 years and t
New resident enjoys his ‘tiny house
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 22 hours ago
was easy and I found work in Lansing, Mich. I worked for another 10 years and then finally retired." "According to the building code, the house has to be 2 feet above the road," Zal said. "Twenty truckloads of dirt were brought in before the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’Austin ordinance, Dallas construction sites won’t be subject to random inspecti
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’
ScienceBlogs / Posted 23 hours ago
Austin ordinance, Dallas construction sites won’t be subject to random inspections related to rest breaks; however, Dallas building code inspectors do have authority to enforce rest break signage during their regular inspections. Dallas... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
A hot topic in townway homes are heated to electricity from natural gas. According to the Globe an
A hot topic in town
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted yesterday
way homes are heated to electricity from natural gas. According to the Globe and Mail, the Liberal plan would change the building code, making mandatory that all homes and small buildings built starting in 2030 to be heated by other means other... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Elyria bars church from occupying buildingELYRIA — A local church focused on community outreach is out of its building du
Elyria bars church from occupying building
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
ELYRIA — A local church focused on community outreach is out of its building due to a building code violation. The Beyond the Walls Church is holding services in its parking lot after receiving a cease-and-desist notice from the Elyria Building... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Local bedbug coalition declares “epidemic” in Kingstoncounsel, advised the committee that he can prosecute landlords under the existi
Local bedbug coalition declares “epidemic” in Kingston
Mid-Hudson News / Posted yesterday
counsel, advised the committee that he can prosecute landlords under the existing “unsafe condition” clause of the building code. “Changing the legislation isn’t going to do it. It’s not a matter of legislation, it’s a matter of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury could lead 'Northern renaissance' — Profuniversities would get their fair share of graduate programs. We would sell po
Sudbury could lead 'Northern renaissance' — Prof
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
universities would get their fair share of graduate programs. We would sell power to the south. We would probably have a building code designed for the Northern climate. We would have a pan-north renewable energy policy and move all the smaller... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Reaction negative in Sudbury to natural gas banmove them off natural gas and onto geothermal, solar power or other forms of el
Reaction negative in Sudbury to natural gas ban
The Sudbury Star / Posted yesterday
move them off natural gas and onto geothermal, solar power or other forms of electric heat. The plan also calls for new building code rules that would require all new homes by 2030 to be heated without using fossil fuels - something that would... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Judith Frydland – Commissioner, Chicago Department of Buildingsthe safety and quality of life for the residents and visitors of the city of Ch
City Club of Chicago: Judith Frydland – Commissioner, Chicago Department of Buildings
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
the safety and quality of life for the residents and visitors of the city of Chicago through enforcement of the Chicago Building Code, including permitting, inspections, trade licensing, and regulatory review. Prior to joining the Department of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
CFMEU workers back agreement that locks in big pay risesrefusal to pass legislation creating a new workplace watchdog. He said the fed
CFMEU workers back agreement that locks in big pay rises
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
refusal to pass legislation creating a new workplace watchdog. He said the federal government's proposed new National Building Code "was an absolute disgrace" and that workers' side allowances were under threat. "It's an absolute disgrace,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Landlord says attorney Matt Herman ransacked buildingButler said he learned through the city that Herman cut corners on doing upgrad
Landlord says attorney Matt Herman ransacked building
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
Butler said he learned through the city that Herman cut corners on doing upgrades. "I started getting letters from the building code inspectors, and oh my God," Butler said. "He built this whole place up... them not knowing anything. I mean,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rogue tradies - Building products probed as imported goods raise worriesafter asphalt tiles were substituted with an imported product which council ins
Rogue tradies - Building products probed as imported goods raise worries
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
after asphalt tiles were substituted with an imported product which council inspectors were not satisfied complied with the building code. Building products needed an endorsement or marking to show the manufacturer complied to a recognised... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Trudeau fracas might have impactonly to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These new ele
Trudeau fracas might have impact
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
only to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These new electric homes will follow a much-enhanced building code that will make electric heating affordable for everyone. One per cent of all homes in Ontario are new every... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Electric heat not that great a burdenonly to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These new ele
Electric heat not that great a burden
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
only to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These new electric homes will follow a much-enhanced building code that will make electric heating affordable for everyone. One per cent of all homes in Ontario are new every... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Destructive Legacy of Housing Segregationvanish. Sherrena no longer has to deal with the broken window in Arleen’s apart
The Destructive Legacy of Housing Segregation
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
vanish. Sherrena no longer has to deal with the broken window in Arleen’s apartment, or the lack of hot water, or any other building-code violations. For landlords like Sherrena, it is less expensive to begin eviction proceedings than it would be to... Read more
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Irish Central
Pastor says J-1 students have to be allowed to come to Americawater trapped on the deck during construction, which in turn led to extensive r
Pastor says J-1 students have to be allowed to come to America
Irish Central / Posted 2 days ago
water trapped on the deck during construction, which in turn led to extensive rot, the materials used were all in line with building code regulations and, as such, the Alameda County District Attorney, Nancy O’Malley, felt a “disregard for human... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZGBC supports idea of New Zealand Housing Strategy“An overall housing strategy must work towards improving the quality of NZ’s ho
NZGBC supports idea of New Zealand Housing Strategy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
“An overall housing strategy must work towards improving the quality of NZ’s housing stock, both existing and new. With a Building Code that is less stringent than many other OECD countries, New Zealand needs to fully tackle how we construct new... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Plan fails to act on greenhouse gasesapplies only to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These
Plan fails to act on greenhouse gases
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
applies only to new buildings, so will not penalize existing homeowners. These new electric homes will follow an enhanced building code that will make electric heating affordable for everyone. One per cent of all homes in Ontario are new every... Read more
2 related stories
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ScienceBlogs
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’Austin ordinance, Dallas construction sites won’t be subject to random inspecti
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 days ago
Austin ordinance, Dallas construction sites won’t be subject to random inspections related to rest breaks; however, Dallas building code inspectors do have authority to enforce rest break signage during their regular inspections. Dallas... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco sues landlord for feces and rodent infested rental propertiesSt., has failed to comply with abatement orders given by the Department of Buil
San Francisco sues landlord for feces and rodent infested rental properties
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
St., has failed to comply with abatement orders given by the Department of Building Inspection and ignored several building code violations. City Attorney Dennis Herrera told the SF Examiner, "For more than a decade, Wong has refused to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorused in the construction of new buildings and additions in Pennsylvania and is
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
used in the construction of new buildings and additions in Pennsylvania and is primarily based on the 2009 International Building Code and Residential Code and their referenced standards. Insurance Services Office audits are used by most... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONused in the construction of new buildings and additions in Pennsylvania and is
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
used in the construction of new buildings and additions in Pennsylvania and is primarily based on the 2009 International Building Code and Residential Code and their referenced standards. Insurance Services Office audits are used by most... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
City Engineer declares Viva Cinema building unsafe (Calls for demolitionto Despalo, the quality of the structure does not anymore conform with the norm
City Engineer declares Viva Cinema building unsafe (Calls for demolition
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
to Despalo, the quality of the structure does not anymore conform with the normal standards under the National Building Code of the Philippines. He said based from inspection and test conducted by personnel of his office, it was found... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
RH Line calls published May, 22, 2016handles are exactly the same that you'll find in any public building anywhere i
RH Line calls published May, 22, 2016
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
handles are exactly the same that you'll find in any public building anywhere in America, hardly a golden toilet. This is building code, not a school district. If an article came out stating school buildings in the district were not up to code, I... Read more
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Naples Daily News
NCH Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition of Collier County spreads drowning prevention messageCoalition. The organization emphasizes that multiple layers of protection are
NCH Safe and Healthy Children’s Coalition of Collier County spreads drowning prevention message
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Coalition. The organization emphasizes that multiple layers of protection are key to prevent drowning. The 2014 Florida building code requires that private swimming pools have at least one of the following: a minimum 4-foot-tall barrier around... Read more
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Sunday Observer
A catastrophe calling for new strategiesthe certificate within four weeks. In an interview with the Sunday Observer, th
A catastrophe calling for new strategies
Sunday Observer / Posted 4 days ago
the certificate within four weeks. In an interview with the Sunday Observer, the Minister said, at present, there is no Building Code and that they have prepared a document to formulate a new Code. He said, the Japan International Cooperation... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Airbnb clarifies rules: No class-action lawsuitspresence in New York and other cities, maintains an online map showing the loca
Airbnb clarifies rules: No class-action lawsuits
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
presence in New York and other cities, maintains an online map showing the locations of registered sex offenders and building-code violations in New York. The point was to show a lack of safety near the informal rentals, but since offenders... Read more
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The Christian Post
China's Persecution of Believers Swells to 20,000 in 'Barbaric' Round Ups, Report Findsarrested for speaking out against the ongoing persecution, though the Chinese g
China's Persecution of Believers Swells to 20,000 in 'Barbaric' Round Ups, Report Finds
The Christian Post / Posted 5 days ago
arrested for speaking out against the ongoing persecution, though the Chinese government has claimed it is only tackling "building code" violations. The demolition campaign has continued throughout 2016, and has led to several casualties such as... Read more
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Herald Sun
Union deal to blow out build costsHerald Sun understands there are industry concerns the agreement would not be c
Union deal to blow out build costs
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Herald Sun understands there are industry concerns the agreement would not be compliant with the new Commonwealth building code to be passed by the ­Coalition if it retains government on July 2. Master Builders Association of Victoria... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
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The Young Witness
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
7 related stories
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Western Advocate
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
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The Border Mail
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacleby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor Ronney Oueik says he's the victim in the Lidcombe block roof debacle
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
7 related stories
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The Age
Councillor says he is victim of Lidcombe roof disasterby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor says he is victim of Lidcombe roof disaster
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
7 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Councillor says he is victim of Lidcombe roof disasterby the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out
Councillor says he is victim of Lidcombe roof disaster
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
by the now defunct Auburn Council. Insurance giant AIG has declined to pay out because the roof did not comply with the Building Code of Australia. "I can't be held responsible ... Why did they pick on me? Because I'm council?" Mr Oueik... Read more
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Garden City News
ADRB, historians debate preservation of Stewart-era home | May 20, 2016people in attendance was suggested by ADRB member Barbara Ruggiero. To keep the
ADRB, historians debate preservation of Stewart-era home | May 20, 2016
Garden City News / Posted 6 days ago
people in attendance was suggested by ADRB member Barbara Ruggiero. To keep the required coverage of square footage within building code, she told Costello that removing a two-car garage design and including the porch would be a winning... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Eyewitness News learns nothing changed with Bristol landlordwas over. That’s because last year, he was arrested and charged with multiple c
Eyewitness News learns nothing changed with Bristol landlord
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 days ago
was over. That’s because last year, he was arrested and charged with multiple counts of reckless endangerment from building code violations. After that, Cammariere turned his properties over to Jesus Soto. But, Delaney said it was still... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jurors award Heron's Landing condo owners $9.6 million for structural woes; building code violationsassociation $9.6 million Thursday. Residents and experts testified the Beach B
Jurors award Heron's Landing condo owners $9.6 million for structural woes; building code violations
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
association $9.6 million Thursday. Residents and experts testified the Beach Boulevard structures violate Florida building code, and are riddled with defects, including cracked stucco, leaking roofs, and failing windows and sliding glass... Read more
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First Coast News
DR Horton found negligent in Jax condo case, jury awards $9.6 million$9.6 million Thursday. Condo residents and experts testified that the Beach Bo
DR Horton found negligent in Jax condo case, jury awards $9.6 million
First Coast News / Posted 6 days ago
$9.6 million Thursday. Condo residents and experts testified that the Beach Boulevard structures violate Florida building code, and are riddled with defects, including cracked stucco, leaking roofs, and failing windows and sliding glass... Read more
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BC Local News
Mould causing concerns at Qualicum Park Villagethis problem, and they have determined that the issue is not caused by the mann
Mould causing concerns at Qualicum Park Village
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
this problem, and they have determined that the issue is not caused by the manner of construction, but rather the building code requirement for these homes,” the letter stated. The Nov. 13, 2015 letter went on to say that because of the... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Mould causing concerns at Qualicum Park Villagethis problem, and they have determined that the issue is not caused by the mann
Mould causing concerns at Qualicum Park Village
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 6 days ago
this problem, and they have determined that the issue is not caused by the manner of construction, but rather the building code requirement for these homes,” the letter stated. The Nov. 13, 2015 letter went on to say that because of the... Read more
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Surfline
Are You Ready? 2016 Hurricane Season Beginsof one week. If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is i
Are You Ready? 2016 Hurricane Season Begins
Surfline / Posted 6 days ago
of one week. If you plan to ride out the storm in your home, make sure it is in good repair and up to local hurricane building code specifications. Many of these retrofits do not cost much or take as long to do as you may think. NOAA's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stick 'em up! Post-It wars break out around Manhattanable to continue the game until the end of the month when landlords have asked
Stick 'em up! Post-It wars break out around Manhattan
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
able to continue the game until the end of the month when landlords have asked they remove the designs because it violates building code. An design perfectly mimicking the Snapchat logo is created on the window of a business in Canal St This... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Province's gas plan will hit North hard: Alliancemove them off natural gas and onto geothermal, solar power or other forms of el
Province's gas plan will hit North hard: Alliance
The Sudbury Star / Posted 7 days ago
move them off natural gas and onto geothermal, solar power or other forms of electric heat. The plan also calls for new building code rules that would require all new homes by 2030 to be heated without using fossil fuels - something that would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Moves to Streamline Provision of HousingTo bring sanity to the construction industry, the government has reviewed the B
Government Moves to Streamline Provision of Housing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
To bring sanity to the construction industry, the government has reviewed the Building Code and formulated the Built Environment Bill 2015, which will be submitted to Parliament, Lands Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has said. The Bill requires all... Read more
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Dover Post
Veterans make a big difference for a fellow veteran in needdeath and her own health problems made it difficult to keep up with maintenance
Veterans make a big difference for a fellow veteran in need
Dover Post / Posted 7 days ago
death and her own health problems made it difficult to keep up with maintenance and soon she was being contacted by Dover building code inspectors, she said. A termite infestation undermined part of the home and asbestos shingles covering the... Read more
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