Codes

September 17, 2012

The relatively little damage from a 7.6 earthquake was due in large part to strict building codes...

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September 17, 2012

“One of the most effective ways to greatly increase a building’s strength and safety during hurri...

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September 14, 2012

Remarking on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida;...

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September 14, 2012

Texas has the most diverse weather risk in the country, with exposure to nine different types of...

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August 30, 2012

About 7 billion more sf of commercial space is expected in the pipeline.

August 10, 2012

The Minnesota state Court of Appeals rejected St. Paul's attempt to adopt a policy on egress wind...

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August 10, 2012

A blaze that destroyed a 197-unit apartment building in St. Louis, Mo., displacing 250 residents,...

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August 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A total of 726 buildings were inspected for unsafe conditions, and 266 did not meet safety codes,...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Code enforcement officials in Charlotte, NC gave the okay for the SouthPark Mall to reopen after...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

New York City has implemented a program to encourage construction of "micro-apartments" in the Bi...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be co...

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June 28, 2012

Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from br...

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June 28, 2012

Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aft...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmental sensitivity is helping to drive adoption of new fire suppression agents.

May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Keep abreast of market trends such as 2012 changes to green standards and codes at the AGC Contra...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Aberdeen may become the first city in Washington to base a building code on rising oceans and glo...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in energy codes, examples of building enclosure wall asse...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will trace the origins of green codes, how they compare and differ from the rating s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement,...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apar...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclo...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

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