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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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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