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October 31,2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has extended the public comment period on its silica-dust exposure rule by 47 days.

October 31,2013

Green-building and accessibility are the major themes of the 2013 updates to California’s construction codes that are set to take effect Jan. 1....

October 31,2013

The proposed new code will increase the mandatory installation of occupancy sensors and daylighting controls to many new types of spaces.

October 31,2013

Portland State University will construct a 40,000 sf green roof research site on the top of a new Walmart store in North Portland, Ore., and...

The St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System is among government buildings to ach
October 31,2013

Green Globes, a LEED rival, was recently declared to be nearly equal with LEED standards by the General Services Administration.

October 25,2013

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring them up to the new seismic code.

October 24,2013

Supplement No. 2 to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) standard Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel...

October 24,2013

Changes to LEED in LEED v4 are so dramatic that they will send ripples into other industries and shift expectations on sustainability reporting...

The 260,000-sf 901 K Street building is among the green offices in Washington, D
October 24,2013

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the nation’s capital that rate has skyrocketed.

October 18,2013

The Associated General Contractors of America and the HR Policy Association are reportedly considering taking legal action over the Labor...