Codes and Standards

September 14, 2012 |

Business and labor groups have combined forces to push for a change to California's Environmental...

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September 14, 2012 |

Remarking on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida;...

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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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September 14, 2012 |

Texas has the most diverse weather risk in the country, with exposure to nine different types of...

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August 30, 2012 |

The new rule will streamline OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks sta...

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August 30, 2012 |

This action may foreshadow federal spending cuts scheduled for year's end if Congress takes no ac...

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August 30, 2012 |

The CRRC-1 standard covers specimen preparation and test methods for measuring the initial and ag...

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August 30, 2012 |

About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.

August 30, 2012 |

Currently, LEED green building standards only accept timber products certified by the Forest Stew...

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August 10, 2012 |

The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress wind...

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August 10, 2012 |

A blaze that destroyed a 197-unit apartment building in St. Louis, Mo., displacing 250 residents,...

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August 10, 2012 |

It is important for businesses to understand that an existing ramp at a building entrance may not...

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August 10, 2012 |

Construction professionals will be able to take a wide range of mandatory and optional safety tra...

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August 10, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The town of Greensburg, Kan., virtually destroyed by a tornado in 2007, decided to rebuild 13 pub...

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August 02, 2012 |

After charges filed against Bovis Lend Lease in April led to an admission of guilt and $56 millio...

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August 02, 2012 |

A Clark County, Nevada district court judge ruled that the unfinished Harmon Hotel at CityCenter,...

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August 02, 2012 |

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four...

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August 02, 2012 |

A two-day summit focused on green building in the affordable housing market will be held Nov. 13...

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August 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A total of 726 buildings were inspected for unsafe conditions, and 266 did not meet safety codes,...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Green roofs and other green infrastructure would be required to capture stormwater under a draft...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Code enforcement officials in Charlotte, NC gave the okay for the SouthPark Mall to reopen after...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The National Roofing Contractors Association’s update of its Guidelines for Roof Systems With...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The Advanced Energy Design Guidelines from the Department of Energy and the American Soc...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

A San Francisco property-management company has agreed to pay a record $800,000 civil fine for hu...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

A glass envelope acting as a kind of biodome encapsulates four mixed-use towers at Parkview Green...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

It’s conceivable that innovation in project finance can do for building efficiency in the coming...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

New York City has implemented a program to encourage construction of "micro-apartments" in the Bi...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be co...

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The architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provid
July 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provided vision and maximum...

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July 13, 2012 |

Office of Management and Budget Director Jeffrey Zients is scheduled to testify before the House...

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July 13, 2012 |

Legislation to prevent undocumented workers from being hired by construction companies working on...

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