Codes and Standards

April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Department of Defense should continue to require that its new buildings or major renovations...

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April 16, 2013 | building.co.uk

 

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

U.S. labs that conduct research on bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents beca...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) released three new revisions to the ANSI/B...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 2013 version of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International and the Greater Boston Real Est...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which g...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) released its new RoofPoint Energy and C...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed ordinance in Boston mandating energy audits is coming under criticism from the Greater...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bill to reform the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (LRRP) was recently introdu...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Concrete Polishing Association of America(CPAA) Standards Committee, which reflects a cross-s...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

FTSE Group, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and the U.S. Green Buildin...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Green buildings can offer benefits to a wide array of stakeholders throughout their life cycle, a...

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Courtesy ThroughYourLens.org
March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released i...
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CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Ask...

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Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in m...

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ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors a...

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February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were...

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Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...

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In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building c...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to b
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disc...

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