Regulations

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.

February 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area. 

February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...

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February 09, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...

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February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...

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February 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The disagreement was over whether the prisoners should have been paid prevailing wage for their b...

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January 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...

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January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The EPA says it will seek more data and is accepting comments until March 5.

January 26, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library....

January 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Once seen as a cost burden, building to LEED standards is now an "easy call," according to Dan Pr...

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January 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the stat...

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January 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.

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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