Codes and Standards

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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Architectural products company Construction Specialities and design firm Perkins + Will have crea...

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A new California law, AB 930, requires that one member of the California Building Standards Commi...

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The U.S. House of Representatives is planning a vote in October on a bill to repeal the 3% withho...

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Proposed riders in a U.S. House of Representatives spending bill would block the Occupational Saf...

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Over the past few years, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, and Washington, D.C., have passed laws r...

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The heavy rains and high winds of Hurricane Irene didn’t cause any problems for a Con Edison gree...

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Structured much like other rating systems, RoofPoint, establishes green standards specifically fo...

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Roofers say a new OSHA rule requiring all residential roofers to wear a safety harness makes work...

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This summer, Pinellas County, FL wanted to save money on an $81 million public safety complex in...

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