Codes and Standards

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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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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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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December 04, 2012 |

More than half of the respondents to a survey of members of the Green Building Council in 62 coun...

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December 04, 2012 |

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the newly developed safety and perf...

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December 04, 2012 |

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published QAG-2-12, Voluntary...

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December 04, 2012 |

“(LEED is) much better than a mandatory building code because you get a little wiggle room in the...

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December 04, 2012 |

The Potomac River’s health stands to suffer if the region does not change its development and bui...

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December 04, 2012 |

Some towers in Miami, rebuilt after a hurricane in 2005, were allowed to be constructed under old...

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December 04, 2012 |

The Durst Organization, the developer of the first LEED platinum certified skyscraper in the coun...

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December 04, 2012 |

Cities of the future can be both more resilient and more sustainable by promoting strategies that...

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December 04, 2012 |

Legislation that allowed local governments to direct excess property tax dollars from tax-increme...

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November 29, 2012 |

Green procurement policies or green building mandates can help accelerate the adoption of green b...

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November 29, 2012 |

An effective document management system is necessary to stay in compliance with new and forthcomi...

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November 29, 2012 |

Researchers aim to gauge how buildings constructed with reinforced concrete withstand an earthqua...

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November 29, 2012 |

Experts on insurance, weather, and catastrophe modeling say the role of climate change in Hurrica...

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November 29, 2012 |

The New York Building Congress says it will voluntarily pay a tax declared unconstitutional by th...

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November 01, 2012 |

Investigators are examining a construction crane collapse atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in...

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November 01, 2012 |

A construction error is the chief suspect in the partial collapse of a parking garage at Miami-Da...

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November 01, 2012 |

A new European Union timber regulation prohibits the “placing on the market of illegally harveste...

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