Codes and Standards

July 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A plan to build pre-fab apartment buildings at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, N.Y., has been challen...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spr...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new national emphasis pr...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) passed a slate of sustainability resolutions that renew its...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years,...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Regulatory bodies have proposed changes in how leased equipment is treated on a corporate balance...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff
June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green cod...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it will propose to extend the compl...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

As New York, New Jersey and other states hit hard during Superstorm Sandy begin their long road t...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new analysis of federal data shows that the U.S. buildings sector has made enormous strides in...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to all...

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