Legislation

May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid o...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which g...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bill to reform the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (LRRP) was recently introdu...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

 

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released i...
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Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...

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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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Window manufacturers advocate for favorable building codes and tax policy.
February 08, 2013 | Posted by Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Document urges a regulatory stance that will support manufacturing, including favorable building...

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January 16, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered cuts to military spending as a precaution in case the...

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January 10, 2013

Congress recently passed the Drywall Safety Act; President Barack Obama is expected to sign it so...

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January 04, 2013 | Posted by BD+C Staff

The deal in Congress to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff "should encourage many busine...

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January 02, 2013

A legally mandated report that tracks the energy use of New York City's largest buildings provide...

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January 02, 2013

The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill that would require installation of green or blue...

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December 14, 2012

New York City lags behind other large cities in recycling with only 15% of residential trash bein...

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December 14, 2012

In November, the construction industry shed 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate reached 12.2%,...

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December 04, 2012

Voters passed fewer ballot measures related to construction projects this year than they did in 2...

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December 04, 2012

Legislation that allowed local governments to direct excess property tax dollars from tax-increme...

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November 29, 2012

The New York Building Congress says it will voluntarily pay a tax declared unconstitutional by th...

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October 18, 2012

About $2 billion worth of construction and design projects would be eliminated if scheduled feder...

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October 18, 2012

Universal Contracting LLC of American Fork, Utah, has filed suit challenging the constitutionalit...

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October 11, 2012

The Commercial Building Modernization Act recently introduced in the Senate would extend and stre...

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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

Sequestration, or the implementation of automatic budget cuts as of January 2013, would slash gov...

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September 14, 2012

Construction would stop downtown for six months while Lorain, Ohio officials consider a developme...

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September 14, 2012

Business and labor groups have combined forces to push for a change to California's Environmental...

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August 30, 2012

This action may foreshadow federal spending cuts scheduled for year's end if Congress takes no ac...

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