Dallas' Glass Buildings Face A Glaring Controversy

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT) -- In what came as a complete surprise to many in the development industry, an otherwise low-profile city of Dallas board — the Building Inspection Advisory, Examining and Appeals Board — met on July 11 to recommend approval of a number of local amendments to the city’s prospective adoption of the 2012 International Building Code, including a proposed section — “Attenuation of Solar Reflectivity Impact on Neighboring Properties.”

The substantive part of this proposed amendment, the “Prescription Option,” says that “all parts of the building enclosure of...
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