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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...

AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18,2011

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18,2011

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standards and may create the opportunity for LEED...

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...