Codes and Standards

Department of Energy
December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of...

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Chinese construction fraud
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

China’s State Council approved a regulation to standardize bidding processes for construction and...

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HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more th...

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Freedom Tower safety
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk manage...

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OSHA safety videos
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...

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GSA BIM
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will...

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NFRC ANSI
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue reco...

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Obama 3% taxes
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...

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USGBC Green Lab Apps
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party app...

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New York City green buildings proposal
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for buildi...

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AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standard...

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OSHA safety fall rule
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the r...

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Austin sidewalks
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to...

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November 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofit...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specific...

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November 04, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports...

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October 31, 2011 |

A new ISO standard specifies safety requirements for escalators and moving walks.

October 31, 2011 |

Owners of every New York City commercial and residential building larger than 50,000 sf will have...

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October 31, 2011 |

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) now requires a training module on the to...

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October 31, 2011 |

An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage...

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October 20, 2011 | BD+C Staff

A summary of the process used to develop new design values will clarify many of the questions rec...

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October 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Positive conditions seen last month were more of an aberration.

October 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...

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The ACI and CRSI anchor training program is expected to be ready by the end of 2
October 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Adhesive anchor installer certification required in new ACI 318-11.

October 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

These new documents will be available in the first quarter of 2012 as part of the new AIA Contrac...

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October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...

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