Codes and Standards

November 29, 2012

An effective document management system is necessary to stay in compliance with new and forthcomi...

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November 29, 2012

Researchers aim to gauge how buildings constructed with reinforced concrete withstand an earthqua...

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November 29, 2012

Experts on insurance, weather, and catastrophe modeling say the role of climate change in Hurrica...

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November 29, 2012

The New York Building Congress says it will voluntarily pay a tax declared unconstitutional by th...

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November 01, 2012

Investigators are examining a construction crane collapse atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in...

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November 01, 2012

A construction error is the chief suspect in the partial collapse of a parking garage at Miami-Da...

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November 01, 2012

A new European Union timber regulation prohibits the “placing on the market of illegally harveste...

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November 01, 2012

A new mapping tool from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Boston design firm can ca...

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November 01, 2012

The demand for green roofs and living walls is expected to climb from $5.3 billion in 2011 to $7....

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October 25, 2012

As buildings become more efficient and begin to use distributed electricity generation, they will...

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October 25, 2012

The city of Nashville, Tenn., is promoting the installation of green roofs through a measure prov...

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October 25, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Saf...

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October 25, 2012

AGC will hold a free webinar on sequestration and its potential impact on federal construction co...

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October 25, 2012

Two Philadelphia city councilmen are trying to crack down on the "underground economy" of develop...

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October 18, 2012

The city of Chicago has mandated that all new buildings that require any public funds must be LEE...

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October 18, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inclusion of commercial buildings in a residential lea...

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October 18, 2012

OSHA is investigating the collapse of a five-story concrete parking garage under construction at...

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October 18, 2012

About $2 billion worth of construction and design projects would be eliminated if scheduled feder...

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October 18, 2012

Universal Contracting LLC of American Fork, Utah, has filed suit challenging the constitutionalit...

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October 18, 2012

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and...

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October 11, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching an alternative dispute reso...

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October 11, 2012

The Commercial Building Modernization Act recently introduced in the Senate would extend and stre...

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October 11, 2012

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish...

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October 11, 2012

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted b...

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October 11, 2012

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy...

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October 04, 2012

A bill to extend the expired residential energy efficiency tax credit for installing qualified fu...

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October 04, 2012

A free online tool can calculate the amount of energy savings from installation of a green roof....

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October 04, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enhanced its variances Web page to impro...

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October 04, 2012

The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), a Chicago-based environmental build...

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