Codes and Standards

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.
December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order establishing project labor agreements...

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December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.

This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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Department of Energy
December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of...

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Chinese construction fraud
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

China’s State Council approved a regulation to standardize bidding processes for construction and...

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HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more th...

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Freedom Tower safety
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk manage...

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OSHA safety videos
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...

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GSA BIM
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will...

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NFRC ANSI
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue reco...

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Obama 3% taxes
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...

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USGBC Green Lab Apps
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party app...

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New York City green buildings proposal
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for buildi...

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AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standard...

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OSHA safety fall rule
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the r...

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Austin sidewalks
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to...

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November 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofit...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specific...

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November 04, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports...

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October 31, 2011 |

A new ISO standard specifies safety requirements for escalators and moving walks.

October 31, 2011 |

Owners of every New York City commercial and residential building larger than 50,000 sf will have...

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October 31, 2011 |

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) now requires a training module on the to...

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October 31, 2011 |

An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage...

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October 20, 2011 | BD+C Staff

A summary of the process used to develop new design values will clarify many of the questions rec...

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October 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Positive conditions seen last month were more of an aberration.

October 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

 

State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...

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The ACI and CRSI anchor training program is expected to be ready by the end of 2
October 14, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Adhesive anchor installer certification required in new ACI 318-11.

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