Codes and Standards
California is the first state to add window film into its building code. Window film, a polymer m...read more
A new ISO standard will help the construction industry better manage the environmental impacts of...read more
The building team will be held accountable for how net-zero energy buildings perform two, five, a...read more
U.S. Green Building Council co-founder David Gottfried’s new venture, Regenerative Ventures, has...read more
A sustainability standard has been established for single-ply roofing membranes used on commercia...read more
A miscalculation in how prevailing wages are calculated in New York reportedly costs the state $3...read more
Business groups have asked the U.S. Department of Labor to reconsider a proposed...read more
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Large national chains such as Starbucks, Marriott, Verizon, and Kohl’s are welcoming the LEED Vol...read more
Some long-delayed projects in the Upper Kobuk region of Alaska may now move forward thanks to leg...read more
A developer wants to build a commercial development out of steel shipping containers in Las Vegas...read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited SP&K Construction with 11 safety viol...read more
A new study suggests that random safety inspections by regulators help reduce injury claims witho...read more
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A Construction Specifications Institute webinar will focus on the lessons learned through the des...read more
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...read more
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order establishing project labor agreements...read more
The International Code Council (ICC) recently published the 2012 International Residential Code (...read more
A former chief building inspector for San Francisco wants to enact building codes that would limi...read more
The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal a 3% IRS withholding tax on businesse...read more
OSHA recently published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights,...read more
The mayor’s plan to move to a less environmentally friendly code would mean confusion for people...read more
Despite tough safety codes approved a decade ago after earthquakes killed 18,000 people, lax enfo...read more
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...read more
The LEED 2012 rating system, set to launch in November 2012, will contain features to make sure b...read more
New York City is moving towards a development design review process that will let officials and d...read more
Michigan House Bill 5011 would change state’s building code to allow private companies to operate...read more
Alabama's strict new immigration law is driving many construction workers and roofers from the st...read more