Codes and Standards

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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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council’s updated LEED 2012 standards will require two systems to be mode...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclo...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Chicago City Council’s Zoning Committee approved a zoning change that will allow up to 50% of...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Last year, developers of 23,000 U.S. multifamily housing units applied for LEED certification....

March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

According to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the third draft of LEED 2012, if approved as w...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A California appellate court ruled that an insurance broker did not have a duty to inform a subco...

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March 22, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Bloomberg administration is considering letting operators of giant tower cranes get their lic...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With thousands of New York City rental units posing potential dangers to tenants, city advocates...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Last year, only 5% of federal contract dollars went to small disadvantaged businesses. Constructi...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two American Society of Safety Engi...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A federal rule meant to protect the lungs of workers has been caught in bureaucratic purgatory fo...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Several key changes are proposed for the LEED-...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A new study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan’s Taubman C...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A bill in the California Assembly would allow the state to pool together property owners’ energy-...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best m...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Regulators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration and the city of Cincinnati ar...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now finalized its 2012 construction general pe...

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March 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

As LEED standards continue to rise, the top level, LEED Platinum, will likely mean net-zero energ...

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Shaun Carvalho
February 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

He has been a driving force behind multiple safety-orientated initiatives at Shawmut, including S...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

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