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OSHA safety fall rule
November 18,2011

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the residential construction industry to use the same...

Austin sidewalks
November 18,2011

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to be closer to sidewalks along a 3.5-mile stretch...

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 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...

November 03,2011

A uniform code for green construction is being readied for publication in March.

October 28,2011

An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage more bicycling, improve access to healthy foods (...

October 06,2011

Over the past few years, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, and Washington, D.C., have passed laws requiring property owners to measure and disclose...