Codes and Standards

January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The deal in Congress to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff "should encourage many busine...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

California is revising the state’s standards on interior furniture and insulation to maintain or...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has released revised guidelines on Temporary Wind Bracing of...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The 13-floor, 415,000 sf La Jolla Commons II office tower in San Diego will be the largest buildi...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is the highest scoring outstanding building for the Buil...

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January 02, 2013 |

The Pentagon has eliminated the stringent real estate leasing standards it put into place followi...

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January 02, 2013 |

Google has contributed a $3 million grant to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to help tran...

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January 02, 2013 |

Nantes has a strong commitment to address challenges such as urban sprawl and carbon dioxide emis...

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January 02, 2013 |

A legally mandated report that tracks the energy use of New York City's largest buildings provide...

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January 02, 2013 |

The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill that would require installation of green or blue...

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December 21, 2012 |

The American Institute of Architects released...

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December 21, 2012 |

A 120-million sf urban development in China will be designed according to high green standards fo...

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December 21, 2012 |

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) urges professionals to avoid using chemicals a...

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December 21, 2012 |

The Lake Nona campus of Valencia College in Florida shifted its sustainability standard to Green...

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December 21, 2012 |

On average, green schools use 33% less energy and 32% less water than their conventional counterp...

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December 14, 2012 |

A new set of Global Alternative Compliance Paths, or Global ACPs, are now available for all comme...

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December 14, 2012 |

Tokyo city officials calculate that its Green Building Program reduced energy consumption by 20%...

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December 14, 2012 |

Ecologically-sustainable building practices, or “green labels,” will now be included on official...

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December 14, 2012 |

The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled in 182 Tenth, LLC v. Manhattan Construction Company t...

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December 14, 2012 |

The District of Columbia has released a revised set of building codes to make it a leader in gree...

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December 14, 2012 |

Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO) recently analyzed building codes and enforcement and found t...

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December 14, 2012 |

New York City lags behind other large cities in recycling with only 15% of residential trash bein...

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December 14, 2012 |

In November, the construction industry shed 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate reached 12.2%,...

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December 14, 2012 |

More than 150 industry professionals will discuss the development of regulatory and legislative a...

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December 04, 2012 |

A roofing worker from Cortland County, N.Y., has been awarded $2 million in damages due to the in...

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December 04, 2012 |

The mayor of San Jose, Calif., plans to issue new construction permits worth an estimated $1 bill...

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December 04, 2012 |

The Construction Specification Institute’s sustainability practice group is offering a webinar No...

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December 04, 2012 |

The U.S. Green Building Council expects to substantially revise LEED next year, requiring builder...

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December 04, 2012 |

The ANSI/BIFMA e3-2012 Furniture Sustainability Standard now includes an additional point for fur...

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December 04, 2012 |

Voters passed fewer ballot measures related to construction projects this year than they did in 2...

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