Codes and Standards

September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The RoofPoint green-rating system can be used to construct more energy-efficient and sustainable...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The movement toward green building has been slow to catch on in the casino industry, but that cou...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The local fire chief says solar panels are partly to blame after a 300,000 sf refrigerated wareho...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

San Francisco is poised to drop a requirement that skyscrapers have refill stations so firefighte...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The healthcare industry has experienced great attention from The Joint Commission concerning fire...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Since 2000, at least three individuals have died as a result of falling from the upper decks of s...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Contractors that fall short of new federal hiring rules concerning veterans and disabled persons...

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September 06, 2013 |

Outdated building codes and lack of a master plan slowed the initial rebuilding stage after a dev...

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September 06, 2013 |

A group of 11 construction trade associations has created the Construction Industry Safety Coalit...

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September 06, 2013 |

Some contractors say Ohio's new system puts small and midsize construction companies at a disadva...

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September 06, 2013 |

California authorized $1.2 billion for jail construction in 2007, but not a single county in the...

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September 06, 2013 | By BDC Staff

Since the beginning of 2013, the USGBC has followed more than 125 bills across 34 states that see...

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August 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some businesses are pushing back against proposed rules requiring federal contractors to step up...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Florida Geological Survey and the state’s emergency department will receive a $1.08 million f...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles city officials have voted to revitalize a notorious Watts housing project with shops,...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment that would limit a...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Five of China's leading manufacturers of resilient flooring recently received...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York-based Millennium Partners have agreed to dig a trench on a Hollywood, Calif., property t...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama this month outlined a series of policies he said would continue to boost t...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 08, 2013 |

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

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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...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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