Codes and Standards

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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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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