Codes and Standards

July 05, 2012 |

After the May 22, 2011, EF-5 tornado destroyed St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo.,...

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July 05, 2012 |

Tax breaks passed by the U.S. government to encourage construction of green buildings are set to...

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June 28, 2012 |

The Living Building Challenge (LBC), a gr...

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June 28, 2012 |

The director of the 2030 Challenge for Products says that the organization is aiming to place a l...

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June 28, 2012 |

A meeting of 1,000 business executives at the recent Rio+20 environmental conference featured a p...

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June 28, 2012 |

Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from br...

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June 28, 2012 |

Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aft...

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June 11, 2012 | By Marilyn E. Kaplan, RA, FAPT, and Joseph P. Hill, RA

Our experts analyze the next generation of energy and green building codes and how they impact re...

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June 05, 2012 |

More than 150 industry professionals and other attendees will participate in the Associated Gener...

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June 05, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun a campaign to warn outdoor workers ab...

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June 05, 2012 |

Baltimore officials want to block a $1.8 billion urban renewal project until more neighborhood re...

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June 05, 2012 |

In response to concerns by LEED users, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it...

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June 05, 2012 |

Building sustainable data centers is one of the goals of HP Labs, and it believes technology, com...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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May 31, 2012 |

The Minnesota chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has teamed up with EnergyPrint,...

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May 31, 2012 |

The Green Building Initiative (GBI), a Portland, Ore. nonprofit organization, has had its new con...

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May 31, 2012 |

This article explores some legal issues stemming from lawsuits in which plaintiffs have charged d...

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May 31, 2012 |

The natural gas industry and some allies are working to block a federal green building rule that...

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May 31, 2012 |

Legislation pending before the Michigan Senate would change the law that calls for building codes...

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May 18, 2012 |

A June 12 webinar by the Construction Specifications Institute will outline what energy codes and...

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May 18, 2012 |

California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order recently that calls for all new or renovate...

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May 18, 2012 |

Heavy snowfall, construction defects, and design problems contributed to the collapse of the Stad...

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May 18, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently launched an educational campaig...

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The new construction will consist of exceptionally efficient exterior building e
May 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 314-student station elementary school will undergo extensive modernization.

May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Since a sustainable building is one you don't have to rebuild, some building sustainability exper...

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A research project underway at the University of Michigan will test the potential of intelligent...

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmental sensitivity is helping to drive adoption of new fire suppression agents.

May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

An organization of several industry groups urged Congress to leave many contracting decisions to...

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a new regulation, Injury and Illne...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Keep abreast of market trends such as 2012 changes to green standards and codes at the AGC Contra...

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