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March 15,2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) standards addressing fall...

March 08,2012

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to replace many of the heavy concrete beams used in...

March 08,2012

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building to ensure compliance with building codes.

March 08,2012

A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory for more than a year.

March 08,2012

Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-EBOM Rating System in 2012.

March 08,2012

A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning...

March 01,2012

As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energy construction by 2018.

March 01,2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general permit (CGP) that authorizes stormwater...

March 01,2012

Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati are investigatingthe collapse of the second floor...

March 01,2012

There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best management practices and sustainable design,...