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July 11,2013

Pennsylvania lawmakers are working on a bill to update demolition codes, in the wake of a fatal building collapse in Philadelphia in June. ...

July 11,2013

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challenged by a lawsuit filed by the Plumbing Foundation...

July 05,2013

The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few changes that could push automated, open-standards-based...

June 27,2013

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to heating load variances of up to 30% and cooling...

June 27,2013

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its commitment to local green building and clean...

By BD+C Staff June 19,2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration has proposed new building codes for hospitals and multifamily dwellings in New York City to help them be...

June 12,2013

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loose wires, stuck doors and inadequate ventilation...

May 31,2013

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green codes should go.

May 28,2013

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 undergoing a renovation to only have to meet the...

May 27,2013

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to allow construction of six-story wood frame buildings...