Codes and Standards

July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years,...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff
June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will propose to extend the compl...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

As New York, New Jersey and other states hit hard during Superstorm Sandy begin their long road t...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new analysis of federal data shows that the U.S. buildings sector has made enormous strides in...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to all...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

At the Living Future's annual conference in May, Jason McLennan, and architecture firm BNIM found...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to reform the Env...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid o...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer...

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May 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Group Health Puyallup (Wash.) Medical Center is the first facility to be certified under the...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 70-page guide demystifies the processes of identifying building improvement opportunities and...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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