Codes and Standards

The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s bu...

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The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendm...

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Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New...

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An analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the Green Globes rating system and LEED standards...

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Kansas City’s Tax Increment Financing Commission voted unanimously to forward the Bannister &...

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New Orleans plans to invest $1.1 billion in construction projects over the next five years.

Buildings in New York City have been found to have a median score of 67 out of 100 in Energy Star...

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In collaboration with ConsensusDocs, iSqFt has launched a new online platform designed to make th...

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E-Verify, the online federal program used to check the immigration status of prospective hires, h...

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Violations of fall-protection standards in fiscal 2013 are again the most frequent source of cita...

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The Ballot Comment Period to update the nation’s leading computer-aided design (CAD) standard is...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s proposed rulemaking for respirable crystallin...

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The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to withdraw a direct...

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For the first time in the U.S., design professionals now have an authoritative resource on struct...

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The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is seeking industry input on its project to create a...

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Contractors in Florida could benefit from a data collection project by the state's chapter of the...

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Philadelphia City Council will introduce legislation next month to strengthen the regulation of b...

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Under a proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the new permissible expo...

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The International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IPMSC) has selected 19 real estate ex...

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The City of Philadelphia has begun to send out compliance notices regarding its Building Energy B...

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) are collab...

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law this month a bill that provides $251.6 million for 29...

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The House of Representatives last week voted to block the enforcement of light bulb standards tha...

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The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few change...

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The Green Building Initiative has updated its green building certification program to comply with...

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The 2013 AGC Contractors Environmental Conference June 13 and 14 in Arlington, Va., will include...

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ASTM has released a new HSS standard, A1085 - 13 Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welde...

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Cornell University's proposal to build a two million sf tech campus on Roosevelt Island has been...

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BOMA International recently joined the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition (IP...

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