Codes and Standards

Changes to a proposed ASHRAE legionellosis prevention standard associated with building water sys...

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More severe wind storms should prompt nationwide reexamination of building codes

The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexaminat...

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The California Building Standards Commission adopted the new 2013 state standards code that inclu...

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The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state f...

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A New York masonry contractor is contesting an OccupationalSafety and Health Administration $136,...

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This publication helps contractors appreciate the grounds for an alleged violation of the expecte...

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The Safe Building Code Incentive Act would give states a little extra post-disaster federal fundi...

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The "RoofPoint" rating system from the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing provides sp...

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Green building's footprint tends to grow fastest in countries that have national policies that pr...

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BIM is an essential tool to develop sustainable buildings, says U.K. architect Elrond Burrell....

Construction crews racing to finish the Brooklyn Barclays Center are ignoring strict regulations...

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Fall-protection equipment helped save the life of a worker who was cleaning the Washington state...

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The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is sponsoring a free webinar on August 21 at 2:00...

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Not usually noted for its innovation, the public sector has done the most to advance sustainable...

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The GreenLife Business Centre in Milton, Ontario near Toronto is set to become the first net-posi...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched its 2012 Heat Illness Prevention C...

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Odebrecht Construction Inc., a Brazilian engineering and construction company, is suing the State...

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Since last summer, glass balconies have shattered at 13 different buildings in Toronto.

California is the first state to add window film into its building code. Window film, a polymer m...

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A new ISO standard will help the construction industry better manage the environmental impacts of...

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The building team will be held accountable for how net-zero energy buildings perform two, five, a...

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U.S. Green Building Council co-founder David Gottfried’s new venture, Regenerative Ventures, has...

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A sustainability standard has been established for single-ply roofing membranes used on commercia...

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A miscalculation in how prevailing wages are calculated in New York reportedly costs the state $3...

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Business groups have asked the U.S. Department of Labor to reconsider a proposed...

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Large national chains such as Starbucks, Marriott, Verizon, and Kohl’s are welcoming the LEED Vol...

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Some long-delayed projects in the Upper Kobuk region of Alaska may now move forward thanks to leg...

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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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