Codes and Standards

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...

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A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Ononda...

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The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standa...

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The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Produc...

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The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwelling...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for th...

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The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-f...

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A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels...

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The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, wh...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) will administer certification for the Performan...

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The Master Painter Institute has issued approvals for 55 new paint products.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final ru...

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The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...

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Bill Perry has been named new director of the OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effec...

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The ASHRAE/IES energy standard would have multiple compliance options to ensure verification of d...

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A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists...

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The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center and other public buildings in Houma, La., would be renovated to...

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About 30 inspection teams of two inspectors each have conducted at least quick exterior inspectio...

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Liberty Building Forensics Group, a building forensics firm warned building teams working on hote...

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New York City’s regulation that requires contractors to hire independent safety inspectors for jo...

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Major building industry groups the International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institu...

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The National Public Meeting for Resiliency + Infrastructure Consensus Underwriting Standard Amend...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published 14 revised test standards in its S900-seri...

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The county board of supervisors voted unanimously to opt out of the state building code.

Some local small contractors are not pleased with the school board’s CM-at-Risk policy that was i...

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CDC supports OSHA’s analysis suggesting that the primary risk factor for heat fatalities is the l...

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently strengthened its green building policy, requirin...

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FLEXLAB, short for the Facility for Low Energy Experiments, opened this summer at the Lawrence Be...

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The General Services Administration’s construction budget for fiscal year 2015 passed by the Hous...

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