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December 03,2013

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference...

November 27,2013

Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is being developed in response to requests to recognize the...

November 27,2013


Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LEED in public construction.

November 27,2013

ASTM has issued revised standard ASTM E1527-13 that governs phase I environmental site assessments.

November 27,2013

The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s building code including banning doorknobs in favor...

November 22,2013

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users keep better score of their projects’ complete...

November 20,2013

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendments it proposed to the 2015 editions of the...

November 20,2013

Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New York City has been introduced to the City...

November 20,2013

New federal maps for Boston significantly expand the number of homes and businesses in areas considered at high risk of flooding, a change that...

November 20,2013

An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Green Globes rating system and LEED standards puts LEED ahead, but doesn’t discount the merits...