Codes and Standards

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....

Construction crews racing to finish the Brooklyn Barclays Center are ignoring strict regulations...

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Fall-protection equipment helped save the life of a worker who was cleaning the Washington state...

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The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is sponsoring a free webinar on August 21 at 2:00...

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Not usually noted for its innovation, the public sector has done the most to advance sustainable...

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The GreenLife Business Centre in Milton, Ontario near Toronto is set to become the first net-posi...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched its 2012 Heat Illness Prevention C...

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Odebrecht Construction Inc., a Brazilian engineering and construction company, is suing the State...

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Since last summer, glass balconies have shattered at 13 different buildings in Toronto.

California is the first state to add window film into its building code. Window film, a polymer m...

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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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