Codes and Standards

September 06, 2013

Outdated building codes and lack of a master plan slowed the initial rebuilding stage after a dev...

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September 06, 2013

A group of 11 construction trade associations has created the Construction Industry Safety Coalit...

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September 06, 2013

Some contractors say Ohio's new system puts small and midsize construction companies at a disadva...

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September 06, 2013

California authorized $1.2 billion for jail construction in 2007, but not a single county in the...

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September 06, 2013 | By BDC Staff

Since the beginning of 2013, the USGBC has followed more than 125 bills across 34 states that see...

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August 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some businesses are pushing back against proposed rules requiring federal contractors to step up...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Florida Geological Survey and the state’s emergency department will receive a $1.08 million f...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles city officials have voted to revitalize a notorious Watts housing project with shops,...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment that would limit a...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Five of China's leading manufacturers of resilient flooring recently received...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York-based Millennium Partners have agreed to dig a trench on a Hollywood, Calif., property t...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

President Barack Obama this month outlined a series of policies he said would continue to boost t...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department and New York City will collaborate on a project...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the...

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August 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Integrated Rapid Visual Screening tool is designed to determine initial or relative risk and...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group,...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

While Boston officials consider whether to enact new building codes to resist flooding stemming f...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency has released an application called the National Stormwater Ca...

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August 08, 2013

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill, would stren...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13, Voluntary Specification for Non-Residential Fenestration Building Information Modeling (BIM).

August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13, Voluntary S...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Netherlands Institute of Ecology was designed and built to be the most sustainable building i...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Texas lawmakers want to get tough on construction companies that commit a certain form of payroll...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Officials in the Northwest’s large metropolitan areas have sent survey takers out at night throug...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Led by Stanford University’s Natural Capital Project, researchers mapped the intensity of hazards...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Building codes have effectively outlawed the bottom end of the private housing market, driving up...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The City of Detroit’s financial problems may make it more likely to adopt blue infrastructure sta...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representative this month to ban reverse auctions...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Associated General Contractor of America (AGC) has launched the...

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July 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Environmental Protection Agency continues to develop new stormwater regulations that are expe...

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