Codes and Standards
The AIA Contract Documents program continues to revise existing documents and develop new documents and guides, as necessary, to
These new documents will be available in the first quarter of 2012 as part of the new AIA Contrac...read more
UL ISR 102 provides detailed requirements with which to evaluate the environmental impacts related to producing a variety of doo
ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...
Buildings taller than 420 feet are now required to include an extra exit stairwell or a specially...read more
Bertschi School was the first completed building in Washington State to meet the Living Building Challenge criteria.
Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you...read more
Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International.
Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 199...read more
The new amended Ontario building code includes several provisions that improve accessibility for...read more
New York City last year adopted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recomme...read more
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...read more
Formed to focus on agriculture, the Licking County (Ohio) Water and Soil Conservation District ha...read more
The International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council, and Green Building Certification Inst...read more
The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can c...read more
Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build susta...read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification...read more
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Des...read more
A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except L...read more
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...read more
A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Ononda...read more
The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standa...read more
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Produc...read more
The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwelling...read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for th...read more
The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-f...read more
A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels...read more
The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, wh...read more
The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) will administer certification for the Performan...read more
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...read more
The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...read more