Codes and Standards
The standard answers such questions as: Should the measurements of a building’s area used in the...read more
A new report from LBNL says that white roofs are three times more effective than green roofs at “...read more
The district’s intent to use natural features to absorb stormwater reflects an urban trend that o...read more
EKO Flood Protection created a flood prevention solution for one of New York City's largest offic...read more
Solar panels may soon be installed on the face of Big Ben in London as part of the U.K.'s initiat...read more
Process mapping, split models, and streamlined coordination meetings are among the timesaving tec...read more
The move will affect 24 districts that have schools inside Oklahoma City limits.
With developers in Santa Monica, Calif., looking for ways to build green more inexpensively, the...read more
The resolution specifically mentions LEED v4, and calls for the U.S. Green Building Council to co...read more
The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the fede...read more
The wood lobby is pushing Canadian provinces to pass “wood first” legislation specifying wood fra...read more
The Environmental Protection Agency published a new rule this month that will require the constru...read more
The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Policy Alliance has launched a campaign to make the clai...read more
The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte.
It provides information to assist with the proper specification and use of pressure-treated South...read more
President Barack Obama would spend $1 billion to “better understand the projected impacts of clim...read more
Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidat...read more
After a recent successful challenge of the scientific methodology used to redraw the coastal high...read more
Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 m...read more
The Green Building Initiative has released “The Guiding Principles Compliance for New Constructio...read more
Metcalf spent more than $76 million on a military construction project and sued to recoup costs....
The 2015 draft of the Steel Joist Institute’s “Single Joist Standard Specification for K-, LH-, a...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council has introduced “Education @USGBC” a new educational platform....
OSHA’s proposal to postpone the compliance date for crane operator certification by three years w...read more
Among the suggestions were rooftop solar energy systems and cool roofs, which could be encouraged...read more
The Obama Administration wants to boost fuel efficiency of medium- and heavy-duty trucks for mode...read more
Using weather forecasts to predict outdoor temperature changes can lead to significant energy sav...read more
The project is $100 million over budget and has missed its scheduled completion date.
OSHA says the rules will protect workers and prevent 700 fatalities annually. Others say the rule...read more