Codes and Standards

May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

A research project underway at the University of Michigan will test the potential of intelligent...

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmental sensitivity is helping to drive adoption of new fire suppression agents.

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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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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