building standard

building standard

A particular style and quality of building materials, finishes, and accessories used in a specific commercial building.Office leases will generally include a construction allowance or build-out allowance to complete space according to a tenant's space design and using building standard materials.If the tenant desires a better quality,the tenant may usually pay for the difference in cost and obtain it.The phrase also comes into play in circumstances when the landlord has agreed to be responsible for replacing all building standard lightbulbs in the leased space.If building standard is fluorescent,and the tenant has incandescent bulbs in spaces such as conference rooms,then the tenant will have to pay for replacement of those bulbs.This can be a significant expense.

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a global safety science leader, announced today it has developed the first certification program that helps demonstrate a products contribution to requirements in the WELL Building Standard, a program advancing health and wellbeing in buildings globally.
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced that it has crossed the 100 million square foot mark for buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL).
The homes meet National Green Building Standard certification requirements, he adds, and represent the first New York development to receive the NAHBGreen Award.
The Leicester project is the largest non-residential project to meet the ultra-energy efficient building standard.
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) plans to develop a new green building standard for residential properties, including multifamily buildings three stories or fewer in height.
The resulting ICC 700 National Green Building Standard is the first and only residential green building rating system to undergo the full consensus process and receive approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Chalabi added the Estidama Pearl Rating System will cause a "relatively expensive building standard per square metre", but a relatively high sustainability standard of one or two pearls can be achieved through best practice design without exceeding the standard building cost.
The opportunity to have a project verified to the National Green Building Standard became available in January 2009.
WASHINGTON -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the National Green Building Standard for all residential new construction work, including single-family homes, apartments and condos, land development, and remodeling and renovation.
He also told the House committee that NAHB and the International Code Council are collaborating to develop the first national consensus-based residential green building standard that would be certified and accredited by the American National Standards Institute.
ULs Wellness Certification mark will to signal architects, designers and specifiers that certified products such as furniture, interior paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants, insulation and lighting comply with requirements of the WELL Building Standard and can help their projects achieve certification.
Updates of Two Green Building Programs of importance to the apartment sector--the N:H Kt I Green Building Standard (INGBS) and the Green Building Council's (lISGBC) LEED programs--are nearing completion.

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