Standards

OSHA safety fall rule

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers operating in the residential construction industr

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

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to be closer to sidewalks along a

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 10, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program has released a final specific...

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October 31, 2011

A new ISO standard specifies safety requirements for escalators and moving walks.

The International Parking Institute, Green Parking Council, and Green Building Certification Inst...

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Dunkin Donuts has launched a green building certification program to help franchisees build susta...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program has released a draft specification...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-14, “Design Examples for the Des...

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A proposed addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except L...

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A coalition of trade groups is sponsoring continued analysis of a reroofing project at the Ononda...

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The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) and ASTM International have developed Produc...

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The American Wood Council's 2015 “Wood-Frame Construction Manual for One- and Two-Family Dwelling...

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The Steel Framing Industry Association has launched a certification program to ensure that cold-f...

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The International WELL Building Institute has launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, wh...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) will administer certification for the Performan...

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The Master Painter Institute has issued approvals for 55 new paint products.

The ASHRAE/IES energy standard would have multiple compliance options to ensure verification of d...

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The Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center and other public buildings in Houma, La., would be renovated to...

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About 30 inspection teams of two inspectors each have conducted at least quick exterior inspectio...

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Liberty Building Forensics Group, a building forensics firm warned building teams working on hote...

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Major building industry groups the International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institu...

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The National Public Meeting for Resiliency + Infrastructure Consensus Underwriting Standard Amend...

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published 14 revised test standards in its S900-seri...

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FLEXLAB, short for the Facility for Low Energy Experiments, opened this summer at the Lawrence Be...

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The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) will...

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The quality of infrastructure in the U.S. ranks just 19th in the world, trailing count...

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The AISC standard Prequalified Moment Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moment F...

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ConsensusDocs has released the new ConsensusDocs 746 Constructor & Geotechnical Consultant Ag...

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The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), which administers third-party certification fo...

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The Green Building Initiative group based in Portland, Ore., met with the Department of Agricultu...

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