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New federal challenge to natural gas restrictions in energy code filed

A broad group of plaintiffs has filed a new federal challenge seeking to stop provisions of Washington’s new energy code.…

We need your help to shape future building codes

The Washington State Building Code Council continues to seek volunteers to help shape future building codes for Washington. This is…

Help shape future building codes

The Washington State Building Code Council continues to seek volunteers to help shape future building codes for Washington. Help shape…

Five BIAW bills signed into law  

OLYMPIA…Members of the Building Industry Association of Washington and staff joined five bill-signing ceremonies over the last two weeks as…

2024 session brings mixed results for housing costs in Washington

While Washington’s housing crisis continues to linger, this session brought mixed results for housing costs in Washington. Residential home builders,…

Hearing on motion to suspend costly new energy code scheduled for March 8

A Thurston County Superior Court Judge rescheduled the hearing on the Building Industry Association of Washington’s motion to stay, or…