Standards

December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is raising concerns that the Environmental Protection Agency has...

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December 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Major revisions for design and measurement of comfortable spaces are included in a newly publishe...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Houston, Salt Lake City, Miami, New York, and Los Angeles are five cities that are leading the wa...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 500,000 sf, 14-story One Angel Square in Manchester, England, is being promoted as "the most...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kieran Timberlake and PE International have developed Tally, an analysis tool to help BIM users k...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Gypsum Association has completed the development of a product category rules (PCR) document f...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The General Services Administration has posted a request online, asking those in industry, academ...

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November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first...

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November 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Northern California branch of the U.S. Green Building Council is leading the “Building Health...

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November 06, 2013 | PECI
Earlier this year, PECI used the NBI metrics to assess plug load energy use at PECI headquarter...
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The St. Cloud (Minn.) VA Health Care System is among government buildings to ach
October 31, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Green Globes, a LEED rival, was recently declared to be nearly equal with LEED standards by the G...

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October 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Portland State University will construct a 40,000 sf green roof research site on the top of a new...

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The 260,000-sf 901 K Street building is among the green offices in Washington, D
October 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Changes to LEED in LEED v4 are so dramatic that they will send ripples into other industries and...

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October 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Supplement No. 2 to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) standard Prequalified...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The LEED Professional Credential exams for the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP with specialty de...

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September 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The RoofPoint green-rating system can be used to construct more energy-efficient and sustainable...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Five of China's leading manufacturers of resilient flooring recently received...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department and New York City will collaborate on a project...

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August 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Integrated Rapid Visual Screening tool is designed to determine initial or relative risk and...

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August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A project by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), the FTSE Group,...

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13
August 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13, Voluntary S...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Netherlands Institute of Ecology was designed and built to be the most sustainable building i...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Spray Foam Coalition (SFC) of the American Chemistry Council announced its support of the Spr...

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