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February 09,2012

A Construction Specifications Institute webinar will focus on the lessons learned through the design and construction of a LEED-certified...

February 08,2012

The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-mortar structures. It involves bolting steel brackets...

January 30,2012

These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for development of program standards of many different...

January 30,2012

Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for Quality clause.

January 30,2012

“The biggest problem is getting our workers to use the equipment,” says Michael J. Florio, executive director of the organization.

January 05,2012

Once seen as a cost burden, building to LEED standards is now an "easy call," according to Dan Probst, chairman of energy and sustainability for...

January 05,2012

GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the state's communities for achievements in meeting...

January 05,2012

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

December 22,2011

A collaboration among Georgia Tech’s Digital Building Lab, the Precast Concrete Institute, the American Concrete Institute, and the American...

IgCC new building standards
December 22,2011

The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) includes a straightforward approach to minimum thermal requirements for roof and wall...