Codes and Standards

July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be co...

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The architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provid
July 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provided vision and maximum...

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July 13, 2012

Office of Management and Budget Director Jeffrey Zients is scheduled to testify before the House...

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July 13, 2012

Legislation to prevent undocumented workers from being hired by construction companies working on...

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July 13, 2012

The new One Bryant Park Bank of America tower in midtown Manhattan is the first new commercial hi...

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July 13, 2012

A proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs...

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July 05, 2012

The Veterans Administration asked contractor Brasfield & Gorrie to get more workers on the jo...

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July 05, 2012

Administration officials significantly underestimated the cost to construction employers of propo...

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July 05, 2012

The collapse of a section of a roof parking deck at the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake in Ontari...

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July 05, 2012

After the May 22, 2011, EF-5 tornado destroyed St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.,...

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July 05, 2012

Tax breaks passed by the U.S. government to encourage construction of green buildings are set to...

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June 28, 2012

The Living Building Challenge (LBC), a gr...

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June 28, 2012

The director of the 2030 Challenge for Products says that the organization is aiming to place a l...

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June 28, 2012

A meeting of 1,000 business executives at the recent Rio+20 environmental conference featured a p...

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June 28, 2012

Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from br...

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June 28, 2012

Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aft...

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June 11, 2012 | By Marilyn E. Kaplan, RA, FAPT, and Joseph P. Hill, RA

Our experts analyze the next generation of energy and green building codes and how they impact re...

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June 05, 2012

More than 150 industry professionals and other attendees will participate in the Associated Gener...

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June 05, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun a campaign to warn outdoor workers ab...

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June 05, 2012

Baltimore officials want to block a $1.8 billion urban renewal project until more neighborhood re...

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June 05, 2012

In response to concerns by LEED users, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it...

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June 05, 2012

Building sustainable data centers is one of the goals of HP Labs, and it believes technology, com...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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May 31, 2012

The Minnesota chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has teamed up with EnergyPrint,...

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May 31, 2012

The Green Building Initiative (GBI), a Portland, Ore. nonprofit organization, has had its new con...

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May 31, 2012

This article explores some legal issues stemming from lawsuits in which plaintiffs have charged d...

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May 31, 2012

The natural gas industry and some allies are working to block a federal green building rule that...

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May 31, 2012

Legislation pending before the Michigan Senate would change the law that calls for building codes...

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May 18, 2012

A June 12 webinar by the Construction Specifications Institute will outline what energy codes and...

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May 18, 2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order recently that calls for all new or renovate...

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