Codes and Standards
Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...read more
The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...read more
New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofit...read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specific...read more
ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports...read more
A new ISO standard specifies safety requirements for escalators and moving walks.
Owners of every New York City commercial and residential building larger than 50,000 sf will have...read more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) now requires a training module on the to...read more
An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage...read more
A summary of the process used to develop new design values will clarify many of the questions rec...read more
Positive conditions seen last month were more of an aberration.
State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...read more
Adhesive anchor installer certification required in new ACI 318-11.
These new documents will be available in the first quarter of 2012 as part of the new AIA Contrac...read more
ASSA ABLOY Trio-E door is the first to be certified to these sustainability requirements...
Buildings taller than 420 feet are now required to include an extra exit stairwell or a specially...read more
Modular Architecture > You’ve done a LEED Gold or two, maybe even a LEED Platinum. But are you...read more
Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 199...read more
The new amended Ontario building code includes several provisions that improve accessibility for...read more
New York City last year adopted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recomme...read more
President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.
The fast-growing Academy of Art is under intense scrutiny by the City of San Francisco for code v...read more
Formed to focus on agriculture, the Licking County (Ohio) Water and Soil Conservation District ha...read more
The International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council, and Green Building Certification Inst...read more
The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can c...read more
Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build susta...read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification...read more
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Des...read more
A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except L...read more
The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.