Regulations

A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...

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In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...

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Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to b
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disc...

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January 25, 2013

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority has proposed suspending a tunnel-building proj...

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January 02, 2013

The Pentagon has eliminated the stringent real estate leasing standards it put into place followi...

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December 14, 2012

The Georgia Court of Appeals ruled in 182 Tenth, LLC v. Manhattan Construction Company t...

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December 14, 2012

More than 150 industry professionals will discuss the development of regulatory and legislative a...

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December 04, 2012

A roofing worker from Cortland County, N.Y., has been awarded $2 million in damages due to the in...

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December 04, 2012

The mayor of San Jose, Calif., plans to issue new construction permits worth an estimated $1 bill...

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November 01, 2012

Investigators are examining a construction crane collapse atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in...

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November 01, 2012

A construction error is the chief suspect in the partial collapse of a parking garage at Miami-Da...

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November 01, 2012

A new European Union timber regulation prohibits the “placing on the market of illegally harveste...

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October 25, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Saf...

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October 25, 2012

AGC will hold a free webinar on sequestration and its potential impact on federal construction co...

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October 25, 2012

Two Philadelphia city councilmen are trying to crack down on the "underground economy" of develop...

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October 18, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inclusion of commercial buildings in a residential lea...

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October 18, 2012

OSHA is investigating the collapse of a five-story concrete parking garage under construction at...

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October 11, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is launching an alternative dispute reso...

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October 04, 2012

A bill to extend the expired residential energy efficiency tax credit for installing qualified fu...

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October 04, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enhanced its variances Web page to impro...

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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 28, 2012

There were 721 construction-workplace deaths in 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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September 28, 2012

The California Air Resources Board made changes to a rule limiting off-road diesel emissions that...

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September 20, 2012

The Associated General Contractors of America will continue to provide fall protection safety tra...

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September 20, 2012

The unauthorized construction of a fifth-floor penthouse on a downtown East Lansing, Mich. mixed-...

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September 17, 2012

As more urban mixed-use and residential developments aim to encourage residents to walk and use m...

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September 17, 2012

One worker was killed after he and others plunged 40 feet through an unfinished upscale Brooklyn...

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September 14, 2012

The Related Companies has won wage-cutting agreements with four dozen construction unions in its...

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