Regulations

January 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Some Ontario builders are worried that new building code requirements with stricter energy effici...

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New York City sustainable construction
December 27, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

New zoning regulation proposals to make it easier for building owners in New York City to make th...

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AGC webinar Davis Bacon compliance webinar
December 27, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America’s national meeting for safety and health profession...

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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.

Chinese construction fraud
December 02, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

China’s State Council approved a regulation to standardize bidding processes for construction and...

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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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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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October 31, 2011

Owners of every New York City commercial and residential building larger than 50,000 sf will have...

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October 31, 2011

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) now requires a training module on the to...

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Formed to focus on agriculture, the Licking County (Ohio) Water and Soil Conservation District ha...

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The Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the use of coal ash produced in power plants can c...

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The Cheyenne, Wyoming City Council voted down a measure that would have implemented design standa...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reviewing electrical standards for th...

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The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a final ru...

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Bill Perry has been named new director of the OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effec...

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A group of New York City construction unions have joined forces with affordable housing activists...

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New York City’s regulation that requires contractors to hire independent safety inspectors for jo...

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Some local small contractors are not pleased with the school board’s CM-at-Risk policy that was i...

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CDC supports OSHA’s analysis suggesting that the primary risk factor for heat fatalities is the l...

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An agreement for a land transfer from the City of Detroit to Ilitch Holdings Inc., that enabled c...

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The Associated General Contractors of America is conducting a new study to make job sites safer a...

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