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December 23,2014

The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can continue to be incorporated into construction...

December 23,2014

Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build sustainable, energy-efficient restaurants.

December 23,2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification for water-efficient flushometer-valve toilets.

December 23,2014

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels Based on...

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December 18,2014

Federal contractors may be subject to several new rules in 2015 that impact how they are selected for contracts and how they do business with the...

December 18,2014

A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings would make the...

The app called Permit Finder could free city employees from having to respond to
December 18,2014

The app called Permit Finder could free city employees from having to respond to the 30 to 40 permit status-related calls they receive each week....

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December 18,2014

The $1.1 trillion funding bill for fiscal year 2015 approved by Congress makes deep cuts in some construction programs, but the General Services...

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December 11,2014

The proposal, among other things, would impose a rental registration program and fee targeted at keeping better track of problem landlords.

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December 11,2014

The ambitious program would focus on some apartment buildings built before 1978 and concrete buildings constructed before 1976.