Codes and Standards

November 01, 2012 |

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

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November 01, 2012 |

A new mapping tool from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Boston design firm can ca...

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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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November 01, 2012 |

The demand for green roofs and living walls is expected to climb from $5.3 billion in 2011 to $7....

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October 25, 2012 |

As buildings become more efficient and begin to use distributed electricity generation, they will...

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October 25, 2012 |

The city of Nashville, Tenn., is promoting the installation of green roofs through a measure prov...

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October 25, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Saf...

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October 25, 2012 |

AGC will hold a free webinar on sequestration and its potential impact on federal construction co...

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October 25, 2012 |

Two Philadelphia city councilmen are trying to crack down on the "underground economy" of develop...

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October 18, 2012 |

The city of Chicago has mandated that all new buildings that require any public funds must be LEE...

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October 18, 2012 |

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inclusion of commercial buildings in a residential lea...

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October 18, 2012 |

OSHA is investigating the collapse of a five-story concrete parking garage under construction at...

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October 18, 2012 |

About $2 billion worth of construction and design projects would be eliminated if scheduled feder...

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October 18, 2012 |

Universal Contracting LLC of American Fork, Utah, has filed suit challenging the constitutionalit...

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October 18, 2012 |

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and...

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October 11, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching an alternative dispute reso...

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October 11, 2012 |

The Commercial Building Modernization Act recently introduced in the Senate would extend and stre...

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October 11, 2012 |

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish...

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October 11, 2012 |

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted b...

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October 11, 2012 |

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy...

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October 04, 2012 |

A bill to extend the expired residential energy efficiency tax credit for installing qualified fu...

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October 04, 2012 |

A free online tool can calculate the amount of energy savings from installation of a green roof....

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October 04, 2012 |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enhanced its variances Web page to impro...

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October 04, 2012 |

The Society of Environmentally Responsible Facilities (SERF), a Chicago-based environmental build...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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September 28, 2012 |

Sequestration, or the implementation of automatic budget cuts as of January 2013, would slash gov...

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September 28, 2012 |

There were 721 construction-workplace deaths in 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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September 28, 2012 |

Investment in data centers built to green standards will increase from the $17.1 billion predicte...

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September 28, 2012 |

The California Air Resources Board made changes to a rule limiting off-road diesel emissions that...

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September 20, 2012 |

After a Suffolk County grand jury recommended stiffer fines for illegal demolitions, Smithtown, N...

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