Codes and Standards

October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Many large construction projects in Arizona are going green by paying attention to energy efficie...

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September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The newly revised ConsensusDocs standard subcontract (ConsensusDocs 752 for federal work) will ma...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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Outdated building codes and lack of a master plan slowed the initial rebuilding stage after a dev...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