Codes and Standards

The fast-growing Academy of Art is under intense scrutiny by the City of San Francisco for code v...

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Formed to focus on agriculture, the Licking County (Ohio) Water and Soil Conservation District ha...

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The International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council, and Green Building Certification Inst...

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The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can c...

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Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build susta...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Des...

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A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except L...

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The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...

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A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Ononda...

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The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standa...

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The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Produc...

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The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwelling...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for th...

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The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-f...

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A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels...

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The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, wh...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) will administer certification for the Performan...

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The Master Painter Institute has issued approvals for 55 new paint products.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final ru...

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The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...

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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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