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March 15,2012

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings from wind, rain, floods, and storm surges.

March 15,2012

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building and residential code standards requiring the...

March 15,2012

With thousands of New York City rental units posing potential dangers to tenants, city advocates are proposing measures to make landlords improve...

March 15,2012

Last year, only 5% of federal contract dollars went to small disadvantaged businesses. Construction and facilities support firms were the biggest...

March 15,2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engineers' (ASSE) standards addressing fall...

March 08,2012

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to replace many of the heavy concrete beams used in...

March 08,2012

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building to ensure compliance with building codes.

March 08,2012

A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory for more than a year.

March 08,2012

Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-EBOM Rating System in 2012.

March 08,2012

A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning...