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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...

November 16,2012

“(LEED is) much better than a mandatory building code because you get a little wiggle room in these projects,” said Mike Mueller, a spokesman for...

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.