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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...

September 08,2011

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a hazard alert, warning workers and employers of certain Eaton/Cutler-Hammer...

September 08,2011

U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) code revision recommendations in the wake of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks...

September 07,2011

Presentations on recent Fire Protection Research Foundation projects, how September 11th and the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affected high...