Codes

January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

California is revising the state’s standards on interior furniture and insulation to maintain or...

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December 14, 2012 |

The District of Columbia has released a revised set of building codes to make it a leader in gree...

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This webinar explores bathroom design trends in multifamily and commercial applications and offers solutions to design challenges such as meeting accessibility guidelines and complying with codes. Click here to view the webinar now!

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December 14, 2012 |

Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO) recently analyzed building codes and enforcement and found t...

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December 04, 2012 |

“(LEED is) much better than a mandatory building code because you get a little wiggle room in the...

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December 04, 2012 |

The Potomac River’s health stands to suffer if the region does not change its development and bui...

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December 04, 2012 |

Some towers in Miami, rebuilt after a hurricane in 2005, were allowed to be constructed under old...

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November 29, 2012 |

Researchers aim to gauge how buildings constructed with reinforced concrete withstand an earthqua...

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November 29, 2012 |

Experts on insurance, weather, and catastrophe modeling say the role of climate change in Hurrica...

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October 18, 2012 |

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and...

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October 11, 2012 |

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish...

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October 11, 2012 |

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted b...

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October 11, 2012 |

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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September 20, 2012 |

After a Suffolk County grand jury recommended stiffer fines for illegal demolitions, Smithtown, N...

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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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