Codes and Standards
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order establishing project labor agreements...read more
The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of...read more
China’s State Council approved a regulation to standardize bidding processes for construction and...read more
Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more th...read more
Since putting in place their Safety Management Systems Tracking Tool three years ago, risk manage...read more
OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...read more
Learning how the GSA wants to work with contractors using Building Information Models (BIM) will...read more
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is seeking members for a committee to pursue reco...read more
President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council has released the App Lab, a searchable catalog of third-party app...read more
New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for buildi...read more
Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standard...read more
The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the r...read more
Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to...read more
Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...read more
The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...read more
New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofit...read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specific...read more
ICC-ES currently references CSI's MasterFormat and other formats in all of its evaluation reports...read more
A new ISO standard specifies safety requirements for escalators and moving walks.
Owners of every New York City commercial and residential building larger than 50,000 sf will have...read more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) now requires a training module on the to...read more
An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage...read more
A summary of the process used to develop new design values will clarify many of the questions rec...read more
Positive conditions seen last month were more of an aberration.
State-of-the-art monitoring system allows researchers to collect, analyze and process th...read more
Adhesive anchor installer certification required in new ACI 318-11.