Codes and Standards

March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A bill in the California Assembly would allow the state to pool together property owners’ energy-...

read more
March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best m...

read more
March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati ar...

read more
March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general pe...

read more
March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energ...

read more
Shaun Carvalho
February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...

read more
February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

One thing that could pave the way toward private flood insurance would be NFIP reforms, like requ...

read more
February 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The improved communication, coordination, and collaboration afforded by BIM implementation have a...

read more
February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This third draft of LEED has been refined to address technical stringency and rigor, measurement...

read more
February 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new portal offers a clean look with minimal clutter to make it easier to find the technical i...

read more
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...

read more
February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...

read more
February 16, 2012 |

White paper was written with the sole purpose of providing accurate, reliable information about c...

read more
February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area. 

February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...

read more
February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-morta...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The challenge has about $4 billion in federal and private-sector funds, which it will use for bui...

read more
February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The consultants offer confidential, non-punitive advice.

Overlay Init