Codes

October 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The proposed new code will increase the mandatory installation of occupancy sensors and daylighti...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editors

Green-building and accessibility are the major themes of the 2013 updates to California’s constru...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring th...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Editors

With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Many large construction projects in Arizona are going green by paying attention to energy efficie...

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September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The newly revised ConsensusDocs standard subcontract (ConsensusDocs 752 for federal work) will ma...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

San Francisco is poised to drop a requirement that skyscrapers have refill stations so firefighte...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The healthcare industry has experienced great attention from The Joint Commission concerning fire...

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September 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Since 2000, at least three individuals have died as a result of falling from the upper decks of s...

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September 06, 2013

Outdated building codes and lack of a master plan slowed the initial rebuilding stage after a dev...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York-based Millennium Partners have agreed to dig a trench on a Hollywood, Calif., property t...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

While Boston officials consider whether to enact new building codes to resist flooding stemming f...

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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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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 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 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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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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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 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how far green cod...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A proposed bill before the Las Vegas City Council would allow any building built before 2009 unde...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Developers and home builders are asking the Ontario government to change the building code to all...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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