Codes and Standards

Though most new skyscraper designs have a traditional look, they are including a wider array of s...

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An American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers committee drafting t...

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The AGC Federal Contractors Conference provides a venue for contractors and federal agency person...

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Changes to the newly published BACnet standard from ASHRAE will encourage smart building automati...

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An ambitious experiment in Fort Collins, Colo., is supporting development of the nation’s first m...

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Construction firms across the world expect 60% of their projects to be environmentally friendly b...

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With Congress potentially tackling tax reform, businesses, trade groups and others are jockeying...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to post OSHA Form 300A,...

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As states increasingly look to utilities to play an active role in supporting building energy cod...

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Renovations providing better insulation, triple-paned windows, heat pumps and other techniques th...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has requested feedback from stakeholders about dra...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) says it will update an interim proced...

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California Assembly Bill 292 would make the California Code of Regulations (including the Buildin...

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The $15 million Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in...

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The Cool Roof Rating Council says the American National Standards Institute has given final appro...

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Two bills that would require installation of green and blue roofs on new government buildings rec...

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The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced support for voluntary...

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The American Lumber Standard Committee Board of Review has approved the Southern Pine Inspection...

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The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) has released the first public draft of...

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A demonstration by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety shows how powerful winds...

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Changes to a proposed ASHRAE legionellosis prevention standard associated with building water sys...

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More severe wind storms should prompt nationwide reexamination of building codes

The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexaminat...

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The California Building Standards Commission adopted the new 2013 state standards code that inclu...

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The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state f...

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A New York masonry contractor is contesting an OccupationalSafety and Health Administration $136,...

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This publication helps contractors appreciate the grounds for an alleged violation of the expecte...

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The Safe Building Code Incentive Act would give states a little extra post-disaster federal fundi...

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The "RoofPoint" rating system from the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing provides sp...

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Green building's footprint tends to grow fastest in countries that have national policies that pr...

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BIM is an essential tool to develop sustainable buildings, says U.K. architect Elrond Burrell....

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