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June 11,2014

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roof replacement cost less and would help commercial...

Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
June 05,2014

A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over budget, 11 years behind schedule, and may...

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June 05,2014

Farmers Insurance filed nine class action suits against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area, saying that local governments should have...

The Big U is one of six resiliency proposals moving forward. Renderings courtesy
June 04,2014

The Obama Administration has pledged $1 billion in federal funding to protect the New York City region from flooding like the area experienced...

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June 04,2014

Volunteers in Berkeley, Calif., are collecting signatures for the “Green Downtown & Public Commons Initiative,” a controversial measure that...

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June 02,2014

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the Green Garage Certification program, the parking...

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May 28,2014

For some building owners, a new measurement standard could mean that their building would shrink in size and lose value.

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May 28,2014

Architect Butch Grimes, who examined the wreckage after a half-mile tornado struck Tuscaloosa, Ala., believes toughening building codes can reduce...

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May 28,2014

New York City developers are using rooftop wind turbines in an effort to attract buyers by highlighting a building’s green credentials.

CBRE's global headquarters in Los Angeles is the world's first WELL-certified co
May 28,2014

The standard is the first protocol of its kind that focuses on improving human wellness within the built environment by identifying specific...