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July 11,2013

The Energy Department released stricter energy efficiency standards this month for new federal buildings. 

July 11,2013

Pennsylvania lawmakers are working on a bill to update demolition codes, in the wake of a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia in June. ...

July 11,2013

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challenged by a lawsuit filed by the Plumbing Foundation...

July 05,2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis program (NEP) to protect workers from serious...

July 05,2013

The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few changes that could push automated, open-standards-based...

July 05,2013

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the...

July 05,2013

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance’s (SPFA) new...

July 05,2013

The design-build construction delivery method may have advantages during a LEED certification process.  

June 27,2013

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance sheet.

June 27,2013

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years, which could signal a coming worker shortage,...