Codes and Standards

A new ISO standard will help the construction industry better manage the environmental impacts of...

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The building team will be held accountable for how net-zero energy buildings perform two, five, a...

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U.S. Green Building Council co-founder David Gottfried’s new venture, Regenerative Ventures, has...

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A sustainability standard has been established for single-ply roofing membranes used on commercia...

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A miscalculation in how prevailing wages are calculated in New York reportedly costs the state $3...

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Business groups have asked the U.S. Department of Labor to reconsider a proposed...

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Large national chains such as Starbucks, Marriott, Verizon, and Kohl’s are welcoming the LEED Vol...

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Some long-delayed projects in the Upper Kobuk region of Alaska may now move forward thanks to leg...

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A developer wants to build a commercial development out of steel shipping containers in Las Vegas...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited SP&K Construction with 11 safety viol...

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A new study suggests that random safety inspections by regulators help reduce injury claims witho...

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A Construction Specifications Institute webinar will focus on the lessons learned through the des...

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Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.

The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...

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Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order establishing project labor agreements...

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The International Code Council (ICC) recently published the 2012 International Residential Code (...

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A former chief building inspector for San Francisco wants to enact building codes that would limi...

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal a 3% IRS withholding tax on businesse...

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OSHA recently published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights,...

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The mayor’s plan to move to a less environmentally friendly code would mean confusion for people...

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Despite tough safety codes approved a decade ago after earthquakes killed 18,000 people, lax enfo...

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A uniform code for green construction is being readied for publication in March.

Both major political parties and the Obama Administration support repealing a law that would with...

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The LEED 2012 rating system, set to launch in November 2012, will contain features to make sure b...

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New York City is moving towards a development design review process that will let officials and d...

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Michigan House Bill 5011 would change state’s building code to allow private companies to operate...

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Alabama's strict new immigration law is driving many construction workers and roofers from the st...

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Virginia Sens. Jim Webb (D) and Mark Warner (D) introduced a bill this month to rehab aging schoo...

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