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June 27,2013

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to heating load variances of up to 30% and cooling...

June 27,2013

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its commitment to local green building and clean...

June 19,2013

NSF Sustainability has verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for nylon carpet styles and colors manufactured by Mannington Commercial...

June 19,2013

A nationwide battle over forest certification standards continues to be played out nationally and in Florida with legislation passed this month....

June 19,2013

On-the-job construction fatalities dropped from 802 in 2010 to 781 in 2011, and recordable injuries fell from 4.7 per 100 workers in 2008 to 3.9...

By BD+C Staff June 19,2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration has proposed new building codes for hospitals and multifamily dwellings in New York City to help them be...

June 12,2013

The Green Building Initiative has updated its green building certification program to comply with the U.S. government’s standards for...

June 12,2013

The Green Building Initiative has updated its green building certification program to comply...

May 31,2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will propose to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification...

May 31,2013

As New York, New Jersey and other states hit hard during Superstorm Sandy begin their long road to recovery, the decisions they make on how to...