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May 31,2012

Legislation pending before the Michigan Senate would change the law that calls for building codes to be updated every three years to require an...

May 31,2012

The natural gas industry and some allies are working to block a federal green building rule that was expected to be a national model for carbon-...

May 31,2012

This article explores some legal issues stemming from lawsuits in which plaintiffs have charged developers with not delivering on a promised level...

May 31,2012

The Green Building Initiative (GBI), a Portland, Ore. nonprofit organization, has had its new consensus-based standard for the design,...

May 31,2012

The Minnesota chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has teamed up with EnergyPrint, a St. Paul, Minn. energy consulting firm, to...

May 25,2012

Large national chains such as Starbucks, Marriott, Verizon, and Kohl’s are welcoming the LEED Volume Program that enables them to batch certify...

May 25,2012

Some long-delayed projects in the Upper Kobuk region of Alaska may now move forward thanks to legislation that allows construction in areas that...

May 25,2012

A developer wants to build a commercial development out of steel shipping containers in Las Vegas, but city codes would have to be altered or the...

May 25,2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited SP&K Construction with 11 safety violations, for which it could face more than $77,000...

May 25,2012

A new study suggests that random safety inspections by regulators help reduce injury claims without hurting profits.