Codes and Standards

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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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reduced the number of violations from four...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New York City officials announced strict new licensing and testing requirements for all crane ope...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A mandate that requires installation of green roofs on new commercial and residential buildings i...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED for New Construction, Neighborhood Development and the LEED Volume Program offer some ways t...

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May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Too few bolts connecting horizontal steel support beams with vertical steel columns was the cause...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration takes far too long to adopt new safety regulati...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

In the wake of the recent scandal at the General Services Administration in which workers spent l...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Those wanting to pursue development in heavily regulated and environmentally sensitive areas are...

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April 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New York’s City Council introduced a measure last week that would require the city’s 7,000 elevat...

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April 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

AAMA 611-12 describes test procedures and requirements for high performance (Class I) and commerc...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A fight is brewing in the Michigan legislature over how many fully qualified electricians must be...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Aberdeen may become the first city in Washington to base a building code on rising oceans and glo...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in energy codes, examples of building enclosure wall asse...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Philadelphia's $2 billion plan to manage its storm water with green methods including porous pave...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The updated LEED 2012 system will introduce a new credit category, “Location and Transportation,”...

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April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Given the rapid transformations occurring in the federal construction sector, FMI examines the ke...

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April 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The result, the researchers say, could be technologies capable of cutting the carbon footprint cr...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Though Congress passed a defense budget preventing the Department of Defense from spending money...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Following a worker’s death, the collapse of a century-old, two-story warehouse under demolition a...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A community building in Oregon and an office building in California are the first two projects to...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit sharply curtailed the period of time that companie...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will trace the origins of green codes, how they compare and differ from the rating s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

On March 15, the most significant changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since it b...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement,...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apar...

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