Codes and Standards

The AIA Contract Documents program continues to revise existing documents and develop new documents and guides, as necessary, to

October 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

These new documents will be available in the first quarter of 2012 as part of the new AIA Contrac...

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UL ISR 102 provides detailed requirements with which to evaluate the environmental impacts related to producing a variety of doo

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...

October 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Buildings taller than 420 feet are now required to include an extra exit stairwell or a specially...

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Bertschi School was the first completed building in Washington State to meet the Living Building Challenge criteria.

September 12, 2011 | By Edward Keegan, Contributing Editor

Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you...

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Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International.

August 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 199...

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The new amended Ontario building code includes several provisions that improve accessibility for...

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New York City last year adopted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recomme...

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President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.

The fast-growing Academy of Art is under intense scrutiny by the City of San Francisco for code v...

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Formed to focus on agriculture, the Licking County (Ohio) Water and Soil Conservation District ha...

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The International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council, and Green Building Certification Inst...

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The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can c...

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Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build susta...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Des...

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A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except L...

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The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...

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A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Ononda...

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The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standa...

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The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Produc...

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The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwelling...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for th...

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The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-f...

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A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels...

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The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, wh...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) will administer certification for the Performan...

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The Master Painter Institute has issued approvals for 55 new paint products.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final ru...

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The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...

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