Codes and Standards

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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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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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Texas lawmakers want to get tough on construction companies that commit a certain form of payroll...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Officials in the Northwest’s large metropolitan areas have sent survey takers out at night throug...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Led by Stanford University’s Natural Capital Project, researchers mapped the intensity of hazards...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building codes have effectively outlawed the bottom end of the private housing market, driving up...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The City of Detroit’s financial problems may make it more likely to adopt blue infrastructure sta...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representative this month to ban reverse auctions...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Associated General Contractor of America (AGC) has launched the...

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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to develop new stormwater regulations that are expe...

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July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challen...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spr...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis pr...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years,...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff
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