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New York City green buildings proposal
November 23,2011

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for building owners to add features that will make their...

AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18,2011

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18,2011

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standards and may create the opportunity for LEED...

OSHA safety fall rule
November 18,2011

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the residential construction industry to use the same...

Austin sidewalks
November 18,2011

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to be closer to sidewalks along a 3.5-mile stretch...

November 10,2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specification for weather-based irrigation controllers—...

November 10,2011

A former chief building inspector for San Francisco wants to enact building codes that would limit noise levels in restaurants and other spaces...

November 10,2011

New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofits in the state’s health care sector.

November 10,2011

The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state, and local governments to withhold 3% of their...

November 10,2011

Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal agencies save energy and money by improving...