Codes and Standards

June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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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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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green cod...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will propose to extend the compl...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

As New York, New Jersey and other states hit hard during Superstorm Sandy begin their long road t...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new analysis of federal data shows that the U.S. buildings sector has made enormous strides in...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to all...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

At the Living Future's annual conference in May, Jason McLennan, and architecture firm BNIM found...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to reform the Env...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid o...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer...

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May 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Group Health Puyallup (Wash.) Medical Center is the first facility to be certified under the...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 70-page guide demystifies the processes of identifying building improvement opportunities and...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Department of Defense should continue to require that its new buildings or major renovations...

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April 16, 2013 | building.co.uk

 

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

U.S. labs that conduct research on bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents beca...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) released three new revisions to the ANSI/B...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 2013 version of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except...

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