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January 05,2012

Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.

AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
December 22,2011

The Associated General Contractors of America’s national meeting for safety and health professionals will take place Jan. 11-13, 2012 in San...

New York City sustainable construction
December 22,2011

New zoning regulation proposals to make it easier for building owners in New York City to make their structures more sustainable have entered the...

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, includi
December 15,2011

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and water savings.

LEED solar PVs construction worker risks
December 15,2011

Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which researchers attributed to the installation of...

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.