Codes and Standards

August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department and New York City will collaborate on a project...

read more
August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the...

read more
August 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Integrated Rapid Visual Screening tool is designed to determine initial or relative risk and...

read more
August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group,...

read more
August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

While Boston officials consider whether to enact new building codes to resist flooding stemming f...

read more
August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency has released an application called the National Stormwater Ca...

read more
August 08, 2013

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill, would stren...

read more
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13
August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13, Voluntary S...

read more
August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Netherlands Institute of Ecology was designed and built to be the most sustainable building i...

read more
August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

read more
August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Texas lawmakers want to get tough on construction companies that commit a certain form of payroll...

read more
August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Officials in the Northwest’s large metropolitan areas have sent survey takers out at night throug...

read more
August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Led by Stanford University’s Natural Capital Project, researchers mapped the intensity of hazards...

read more
July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building codes have effectively outlawed the bottom end of the private housing market, driving up...

read more
July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The City of Detroit’s financial problems may make it more likely to adopt blue infrastructure sta...

read more
July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representative this month to ban reverse auctions...

read more
July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Associated General Contractor of America (AGC) has launched the...

read more
July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to develop new stormwater regulations that are expe...

read more
July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

read more
July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

read more
July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

read more
July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challen...

read more
July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spr...

read more
July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the...

read more
July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis pr...

read more
July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

read more
July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

read more
Overlay Init