Codes

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...

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February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area. 

February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...

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January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...

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January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The idea is to use an earthquake "fuse" that can prevent the tiny fractures and warps that make s...

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January 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the stat...

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On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, includi
December 15, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and wat...

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LEED solar PVs construction worker risks
December 15, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which...

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Maine governor Paul LePage.
December 15, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...

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December 15, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the bloc...

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December 15, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces con...

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December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...

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December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.

Department of Energy
December 13, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a ruling that establishes the 2010 American Society of...

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HVAC industry $103.5 billion 2017
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Thanks partly to upgraded building codes, the building energy efficiency market will soar more th...

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OSHA safety videos
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...

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New York City green buildings proposal
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New York City will introduce new zoning proposals next month that would make it easier for buildi...

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AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

IgCC new building standards
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) is expected to set a floor for building standard...

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OSHA safety fall rule
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the r...

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Austin sidewalks
November 18, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New seismic requirements in California are helping to drive a flurry of new projects and retrofit...

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October 31, 2011

An ordinance would amend county building codes to promote better walking environments, encourage...

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The new amended Ontario building code includes several provisions that improve accessibility for...

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New York City last year adopted the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recomme...

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The fast-growing Academy of Art is under intense scrutiny by the City of San Francisco for code v...

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A San Francisco city councilor will propose a new regulation that could soon mandate solar panels...

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