Codes and Standards

January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Living Building Challenge’s Net Positive Energy + Water Conference will be held Feb. 4-5 in S...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Gerhard Becker was sentenced to a year in LA county jail after pleading no contest to t...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Strengthened sprinkler regulations proposed for the 2015 National Building Code of Canada (NBCC)...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and th...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The EPA has started the process of declaring that it has the power to regulate streams, brooks, a...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled a public meeting to allow...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

City officials in Akron, Ohio want to prevent stormwater from entering its combined sewer system...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Paseo Verde, a mixed-use, mixed-income community hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last month.

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Produc...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Due to the stringency of the provisions in California’s new Title 24 energy codes, their implemen...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has recognized the state of Ohio and the Ohio School Faci...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is considering a change in policy that would re...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced 16 enforcement actions for viol...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Green Globes certification program from the Green Building Initiative can be used for the ren...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York City may boost maintenance standards for cranes operating in the city, including the add...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has...

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December 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly publishe...

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December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Starting January 1, 2014, architects who apply for an occupational license in Texas will have to...

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December 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Buildings in tornado-prone areas should be constructed to withstand strong winds just as hurrican...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the wa...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The low-lying city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands is a world leader in storm resiliency with pol...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in De...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)—the code that serves as the model for stat...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city'...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New federal maps for Boston significantly expand the number of homes and businesses in areas cons...

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