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January 08,2013

Updating of local zoning and building codes is one of nine low-tech steps that can boost sustainability and storm resiliency, according to this...

January 08,2013

Public.Resource.Org released 10,062 public safety documents including building codes covering 24 countries and 6 regions.

January 08,2013

The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state facilities, and hopes to have a plan in place this...

January 04,2013

California is revising the state’s standards on interior furniture and insulation to maintain or improve fire safety while reducing or eliminating...

December 13,2012

Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO) recently analyzed building codes and enforcement and found that Pima County, Ariz., consistently outscored...

December 13,2012

The District of Columbia has released a revised set of building codes to make it a leader in green construction.

November 29,2012

Experts on insurance, weather, and catastrophe modeling say the role of climate change in Hurricane Sandy and future storms is unclear.

November 29,2012

Researchers aim to gauge how buildings constructed with reinforced concrete withstand an earthquake by conducting a simulation test at a two-story...

November 26,2012

Some towers in Miami, rebuilt after a hurricane in 2005, were allowed to be constructed under older building codes instead of newer ones created...

November 26,2012

The Potomac River’s health stands to suffer if the region does not change its development and building standards, according to the Potomac...