Codes and Standards

Bill Perry has been named new director of the OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effec...

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The ASHRAE/IES energy standard would have multiple compliance options to ensure verification of d...

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A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists...

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The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center and other public buildings in Houma, La., would be renovated to...

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About 30 inspection teams of two inspectors each have conducted at least quick exterior inspectio...

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Liberty Building Forensics Group, a building forensics firm warned building teams working on hote...

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New York City’s regulation that requires contractors to hire independent safety inspectors for jo...

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Major building industry groups the International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institu...

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The National Public Meeting for Resiliency + Infrastructure Consensus Underwriting Standard Amend...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published 14 revised test standards in its S900-seri...

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The county board of supervisors voted unanimously to opt out of the state building code.

Some local small contractors are not pleased with the school board’s CM-at-Risk policy that was i...

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CDC supports OSHA’s analysis suggesting that the primary risk factor for heat fatalities is the l...

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently strengthened its green building policy, requirin...

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FLEXLAB, short for the Facility for Low Energy Experiments, opened this summer at the Lawrence Be...

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The General Services Administration’s construction budget for fiscal year 2015 passed by the Hous...

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An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled c...

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The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will...

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The Associated General Contractors of America is conducting a new study to make job sites safer a...

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The quality of infrastructure in the U.S. ranks just 19th in the world, trailing count...

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The AISC standard Prequalified Moment Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment F...

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ConsensusDocs has released the new ConsensusDocs 746 Constructor & Geotechnical Consultant Ag...

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The American Concrete Institute’s completely reorganized ACI 318-14, “Building Code Requirements...

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Although green roofs have been widely adopted in urban areas to reduce the heat island effect and...

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Under the recently revised Assembly Bill 1897, employers would have to pay wages, taxes, and work...

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The Obama Administration has proposed $1.7 billion for construction, renovation, and repairs to f...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), which administers third-party certification fo...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee o...

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The compilation ASTM Standards in Building Codes contains more than 1,300 ASTM construction speci...

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