Codes and Standards

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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| By BD+C Staff

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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| By BD+C Staff

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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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Saf...

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The Illinois Pollution Control Board holds hearings this week about construction debris rules pro...

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The British Fenestration Ratings Council (BFRC) has established a labelling program for all types...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced an Energy Star rating for multi-famil...

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President Obama signed into law legislation that limits the amount of formaldehyde in wood. The n...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a hazard alert, warning worke...

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The Council has reorganized the prerequisite and credit structure of LEED EB: O&M....

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A mid-year report by the U.S. Green Building Council says that there have been “30 legislative wi...

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