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June 28,2012

The director of the 2030 Challenge for Products says that the organization is aiming to place a label on building products that will list what’s...

June 28,2012

A meeting of 1,000 business executives at the recent Rio+20 environmental conference featured a passionate plea to include building resilience in...

June 28,2012

Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from breaking off high-rise balconies during hot weather...

June 28,2012

Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aftermath of two damaging earthquakes.

June 21,2012

Odebrecht Construction Inc., a Brazilian engineering and construction company, is suing the State of Florida over a new law that bans governments...

June 21,2012

Since last summer, glass balconies have shattered at 13 different buildings in Toronto.

June 21,2012

California is the first state to add window film into its building code. Window film, a polymer material, offers cost-effective energy savings.

June 21,2012

A new ISO standard will help the construction industry better manage the environmental impacts of concrete.

June 21,2012

The building team will be held accountable for how net-zero energy buildings perform two, five, and maybe ten years after completion.

June 14,2012

U.S. Green Building Council co-founder David Gottfried’s new venture, Regenerative Ventures, has established a rating system for building product...