Codes

August 10, 2012 |

A blaze that destroyed a 197-unit apartment building in St. Louis, Mo., displacing 250 residents,...

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August 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

A total of 726 buildings were inspected for unsafe conditions, and 266 did not meet safety codes,...

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July 27, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

Code enforcement officials in Charlotte, NC gave the okay for the SouthPark Mall to reopen after...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

New York City has implemented a program to encourage construction of "micro-apartments" in the Bi...

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July 20, 2012 | Posted by BD+C Staff

To minimize the loss of thermal resistance in design, the R-value of roof insulation should be co...

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June 28, 2012 |

Ontario's housing minister announced new building code rules to help prevent glass panels from br...

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June 28, 2012 |

Italian officials are questioning seismic building standards and inspection procedures in the aft...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

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May 10, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmental sensitivity is helping to drive adoption of new fire suppression agents.

May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Keep abreast of market trends such as 2012 changes to green standards and codes at the AGC Contra...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Aberdeen may become the first city in Washington to base a building code on rising oceans and glo...

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April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in energy codes, examples of building enclosure wall asse...

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April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will trace the origins of green codes, how they compare and differ from the rating s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Florida ranks highest among 18 hurricane-region states for building codes and their enforcement,...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

An AIA official calls the new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) a “game changer” for s...

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April 05, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

New energy codes could add thousands of dollars to the construction costs of each individual apar...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

This seminar will review recent changes in North America energy codes, examples of building enclo...

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March 30, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...

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March 15, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...

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March 08, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.

February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...

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February 23, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

One thing that could pave the way toward private flood insurance would be NFIP reforms, like requ...

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February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...

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February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....

February 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.