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Maine governor Paul LePage.
December 15,2011

The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and requires wood to be harvested in a...

December 15,2011

Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the block being longer than 500 feet.

December 15,2011

The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers for large city...

December 13,2011

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard is outpacing LEED for new buildings for the first...

December 13,2011

The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.

December 12,2011

The International Code Council (ICC) recently published the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) that includes improved code requirements for...

Department of Energy
December 12,2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning...

HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017
December 01,2011

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more than 50% between now and 2017 to $103.5 billion,...

OSHA safety videos
December 01,2011

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand education about construction safety.

New York City green buildings proposal
November 23,2011

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for building owners to add features that will make their...