Codes and Standards

February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

One thing that could pave the way toward private flood insurance would be NFIP reforms, like requ...

read more
February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The improved communication, coordination, and collaboration afforded by BIM implementation have a...

read more
February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

read more
February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new portal offers a clean look with minimal clutter to make it easier to find the technical i...

read more
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...

read more
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...

read more
February 16, 2012

White paper was written with the sole purpose of providing accurate, reliable information about c...

read more
February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area. 

February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-morta...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The challenge has about $4 billion in federal and private-sector funds, which it will use for bui...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The consultants offer confidential, non-punitive advice.

February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The disagreement was over whether the prisoners should have been paid prevailing wage for their b...

read more
January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...

read more
January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for...

read more

The recent fatality of a man working on a tornado-damaged house in West Springfield, Mass. has highlights the need to take safet

January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

“The biggest problem is getting our workers to use the equipment,” says Michael J. Florio, execut...

read more

The system will replace an inefficient patchwork of old software and is designed to provide businesses, homeowners, and contract

January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The system will replace an inefficient patchwork of old software and is designed to provide busin...

read more
January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The EPA says it will seek more data and is accepting comments until March 5.

The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library.

January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library....

Overlay Init