Codes

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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The county board of supervisors voted unanimously to opt out of the state building code.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently strengthened its green building policy, requirin...

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The American Concrete Institute’s completely reorganized ACI 318-14, “Building Code Requirements...

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The compilation ASTM Standards in Building Codes contains more than 1,300 ASTM construction speci...

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Starting in June, California’s latest version of its Title 24 building code kicks in, requiring s...

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A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caus...

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In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving...

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Sixteen years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided against requiring retrofits of existing b...

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The goal of making it easier for people to age in place led to amendments to Vancouver, B.C.’s bu...

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The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendm...

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The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few change...

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The New Mexico State Court of Appeals struck down an attempt to repeal energy-efficient building...

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An American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers committee drafting t...

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As states increasingly look to utilities to play an active role in supporting building energy cod...

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More severe wind storms should prompt nationwide reexamination of building codes

The increased number and severity of storms with high winds nationally should prompt a reexaminat...

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The California Building Standards Commission adopted the new 2013 state standards code that inclu...

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The Montana Department of Administration is developing a single building standard for all state f...

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