Codes and Standards

January 25, 2013 |

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has released five revisions to ANSI/BHMA s...

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January 25, 2013 |

AISC 206-13, a quality management system standard for structural steel erectors, is now available...

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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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January 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Plug loads illustrate how much end-users impact overall building energy use.

January 25, 2013 |

A newly revised filtration standard from ASHRAE combines two standards aimed at improving the tec...

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January 25, 2013 |

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority has proposed suspending a tunnel-building proj...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered cuts to military spending as a precaution in case the...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The General Services Administration, which manages a portfolio of almost 10,000 buildings, is usi...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Roofs painted white can reflect heat and reduce warm-weather energy use, but in cooler regions li...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

NSF International, an independent global organization that writes standards, and tests and certif...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The ANSI A10 Accredited Standards Committee for Construction and Demolition Operations recently a...

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January 10, 2013 |

Public.Resource.Org released 10,062 public safety documents including building codes covering 24...

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January 10, 2013 |

Updating of local zoning and building codes is one of nine low-tech steps that can boost sustaina...

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January 10, 2013 |

A developing technology could begin to have an impact on sustainable standards over the next few...

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January 10, 2013 |

Congress recently passed the Drywall Safety Act; President Barack Obama is expected to sign it so...

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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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