A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...read more
The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.
The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...read more
After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...read more
Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...read more
Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....
17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.
Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...read more
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...read more
Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area.
Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...read more
A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...read more
Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...read more
The group will develop a low-cost seismic retrofit model that would benefit aging brick-and-morta...read more
The system will replace an inefficient patchwork of old software and is designed to provide businesses, homeowners, and contract
The system will replace an inefficient patchwork of old software and is designed to provide busin...read more
The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library.
The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library....
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.
Some Ontario builders are worried that new building code requirements with stricter energy effici...read more
The Defense Department will not be allowed to use any money to certify its buildings LEED Gold or Platinum, under a law Presiden
The Defense Department will not be allowed to use any money to certify its buildings LEED Gold or...read more
The weatherization program has supported over 14,000 jobs.
More than 6.8 million homes have been weatherized using federal, state, utility, and other funds...read more
On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and water savings. Photo: Chris Stewar
On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and wat...read more
The study found that LEED project workers face new, high-risk tasks not found in traditional projects, such as constructing atri
Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which...read more
Maine governor Paul LePage.
The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...read more
Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the block being longer than 500 feet.
Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the bloc...read more
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces contractors to hire union workers
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces con...read more
As of this month, square footage of LEED-certified existing buildings surpassed LEED-certified new construction by 15 million sf
The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...read more
The animated videos are based on real-life incidents and include depictions of hazards and the safety measures that would have p
OSHA released new safety videos to offer both employers and workers brief, easy-to-understand edu...read more
The law that would have allowed withholding a portion of payments to contractors was designed to make up for funds lost when som
President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...read more
AGC will provide a webinar two sessions on Dec. 7th and 8th.
Webinar to be held in two sessions, Dec. 7 and 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.