Codes and Standards

November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document f...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The General Services Administration has posted a request online, asking those in industry, academ...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would require companies with mo...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dallas stands out as one of the few large cities that is enforcing a green building code, with th...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The silica-dust rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could put small busin...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The roof of the Memorial Auditorium of Concordia College in Minnesota will undergo a complete str...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama recently signed an executive order related to climate change and disaster-...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Northern California branch of the U.S. Green Building Council is leading the “Building Health...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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The St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System is among government buildings to ach
October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Green Globes, a LEED rival, was recently declared to be nearly equal with LEED standards by the G...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Portland State University will construct a 40,000 sf green roof research site on the top of a new...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The proposed new code will increase the mandatory installation of occupancy sensors and daylighti...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editors

Green-building and accessibility are the major themes of the 2013 updates to California’s constru...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editors

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has extended the public comment period on its s...

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The 260,000-sf 901 K Street building is among the green offices in Washington, D
October 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Changes to LEED in LEED v4 are so dramatic that they will send ripples into other industries and...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Supplement No. 2 to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) standard Prequalified...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring th...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Editors

With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America and the HR Policy Association are reportedly consid...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulations such as the E-Verify rule and the Affordable Care Act could hinder contractors from h...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEED Professional Credential exams for the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with specialty de...

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The bill, introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman in April 2013, h
October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Senate spent the first two weeks of September trying to pass bipartisan energy efficiency leg...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Many large construction projects in Arizona are going green by paying attention to energy efficie...

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September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The newly revised ConsensusDocs standard subcontract (ConsensusDocs 752 for federal work) will ma...

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September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The RoofPoint green-rating system can be used to construct more energy-efficient and sustainable...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The movement toward green building has been slow to catch on in the casino industry, but that cou...

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September 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The local fire chief says solar panels are partly to blame after a 300,000 sf refrigerated wareho...

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