News

Most Recent in News Codes

October 18,2012

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and universities from following local land use laws...

October 11,2012

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish communities to settle a First Amendment...

October 11,2012

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted by the state.

October 11,2012

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy systems.

September 20,2012

After a Suffolk County grand jury recommended stiffer fines for illegal demolitions, Smithtown, NY officials are weighing tougher penalties for...

September 14,2012

The relatively little damage from a 7.6 earthquake was due in large part to strict building codes in Costa Rica, a country that has long enjoyed...

September 14,2012

“One of the most effective ways to greatly increase a building’s strength and safety during hurricanes, tornadoes and straight-line windstorms is...

September 07,2012

Remarking on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida; contractors are noting the storm’s impact on...

September 07,2012

Texas has the most diverse weather risk in the country, with exposure to nine different types of natural disasters.

August 30,2012

About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.