Legislation

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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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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Obama 3% taxes
December 01, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

President Obama signed a bill that repeals a law requiring governments to withhold 3% of payments...

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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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November 11, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal...

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November 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state...

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August 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Boyd R. Zoccola is Chair and Chief Elected Officer of BOMA International. A BOMA member since 199...

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President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.

The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...

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The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...

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The General Services Administration’s construction budget for fiscal year 2015 passed by the Hous...

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Under the recently revised Assembly Bill 1897, employers would have to pay wages, taxes, and work...

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The Obama Administration has proposed $1.7 billion for construction, renovation, and repairs to f...

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The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...

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Legislation is under review in the Province of Ontario that would mandate timely payments to cont...

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The Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act, a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, wo...

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Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LE...

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Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New...

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Kansas City’s Tax Increment Financing Commission voted unanimously to forward the Bannister &...

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New Orleans plans to invest $1.1 billion in construction projects over the next five years.

The House of Representatives last week voted to block the enforcement of light bulb standards tha...

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