Standards

June 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

More than 90% of New York City schools have at least one outstanding building code violation. Loo...

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June 05, 2013 | USGBC

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new analysis of federal data shows that the U.S. buildings sector has made enormous strides in...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

At the Living Future's annual conference in May, Jason McLennan, and architecture firm BNIM found...

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May 23, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Group Health Puyallup (Wash.) Medical Center is the first facility to be certified under the...

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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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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 70-page guide demystifies the processes of identifying building improvement opportunities and...

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May 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...

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May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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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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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Department of Defense should continue to require that its new buildings or major renovations...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

U.S. labs that conduct research on bioterror germs such as anthrax are at risk for accidents beca...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) released three new revisions to the ANSI/B...

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April 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The 2013 version of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing (CEIR) released its new RoofPoint Energy and C...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...

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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 Concrete Polishing Association of America(CPAA) Standards Committee, which reflects a cross-s...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

FTSE Group, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, and the U.S. Green Buildin...

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March 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Green buildings can offer benefits to a wide array of stakeholders throughout their life cycle, a...

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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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CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Ask...

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Proposed ASHRAE standard revisions would boost requirement for automatic lightin
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in m...

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ANSI standard for interior doors open for second public ballot
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA I.S.6A-11, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors a...

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February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New design values for all sizes and grades of visually graded Southern Pine dimension lumber were...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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