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Department of Energy
December 12,2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning...

Chinese construction fraud
December 01,2011

China’s State Council approved a regulation to standardize bidding processes for construction and other business-related projects in order to...

HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017
December 01,2011

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more than 50% between now and 2017 to $103.5 billion,...

Freedom Tower safety
December 01,2011

Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk managers for the World Trade Center project in New York...

OSHA safety videos
December 01,2011

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand education about construction safety.

GSA BIM
December 01,2011

Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will dramatically improve your odds of winning federal...

NFRC ANSI
November 23,2011

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue recognition of its ratings procedures from the...

Obama 3% taxes
November 23,2011

President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments over $10,000 to contractors.

USGBC Green Lab Apps
November 23,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party apps that are integrated with LEED data.

Stormwater management
November 23,2011

The report, “Rooftops to Rivers II,” provides tips on how cities can use...