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Architects Applaud Federal Building Performance Standard to Further Reduce Building Emissions
WASHINGTON – Dec. 8, 2022– The American Institute of Architects (AIA) commends the Biden Administration for developing the first-ever Federal Building Performance Standard, setting an ambitious goal to cut energy use and electrify equipment and appliances in 30 percent of the building space owned by the Federal government by 2030. “The AIA supports the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) Federal...
Architects Celebrate Passage of the Community Disaster Resilience Zones (CDRZ) Act
WASHINGTON – Dec. 7, 2022 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is applauding Congressional passage of the Community Disaster Resilience Zones (CDRZ) Act of 2022 (S. 3875), a bipartisan bill focused on resilience and equity by improving climate and natural hazard resilience among vulnerable communities. This bill establishes a new CDRZ classification for communities that are simultaneously at high-risk of natural...
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