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September 10,2014

Earlier this year, New York City's Department of Buildings began auditing thousands of architectural plans for new and renovated office and...

September 10,2014

The NCS helps architects, constructors and operators coordinate efforts by classifying electronic design data consistently and making information...

September 10,2014

Bill Perry has been named new director of the OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effective Aug. 24, 2014.

September 10,2014

The ASHRAE/IES energy standard would have multiple compliance options to ensure verification of delivered building envelope performance under a...

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September 02,2014

Micro-apartments are gaining acceptance in nearby Boston and in places such as San Francisco and New York, but Weymouth, Mass., officials and...

September 02,2014

The mayor of Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough wants Quebec's housing authority to speed up its plan to publish construction guidelines for...

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September 02,2014

A key change is a requirement that buildings over 75 feet tall have sprinkler systems throughout the structure. Existing buildings would have 12...

September 02,2014

A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists to pressure Mayor Bill de Blasio to...

August 27,2014

The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center and other public buildings in Houma, La., would be renovated to withstand Category 3 hurricane winds according...

August 27,2014

About 30 inspection teams of two inspectors each have conducted at least quick exterior inspections of downtown Napa, Calif., buildings since a...