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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...

November 04,2011

ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports. The MOU will add GreenFormat references....

November 03,2011

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal a 3% IRS withholding tax on businesses that do work for the government.

November 03,2011

OSHA recently published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards...

November 03,2011

The mayor’s plan to move to a less environmentally friendly code would mean confusion for people in the construction industry and a loss of energy...

November 03,2011

Despite tough safety codes approved a decade ago after earthquakes killed 18,000 people, lax enforcement led to hundreds of deaths after a recent...