A magnitude-7.4 earthquake that shook Mexico from Mexico City to Acapulco damaged hundreds of hom...read more
The new 2010 code establishes minimum design and construction requirements to protect buildings f...read more
Macomb, Illinois aldermen voted to recommend that the city not adopt 2012 international building...read more
Two University of Toronto engineers have developed “viscoelastic-energy-dissipating dampers” to r...read more
A March 22 webinar will provide an overview of a 28-step process during the design of a building...read more
A plan to build the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Kansas is among several major build...read more
The federal government is especially focused on renting LEED-certified spaces.
The New York Port Authority and the city’s fire and building departments are investigating an acc...read more
After March 1, all building plans in Virginia must adhere to the 2009 code that was adopted a yea...read more
One thing that could pave the way toward private flood insurance would be NFIP reforms, like requ...read more
Ensure that small business goals take into consideration actual small business capacity in releva...read more
Design or construction problems likely contributed to the collapses, according to city officials....
USGBC says that LEED's strength comes from its continuous evolution.
17 short videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.
Unions have learned to help employers win contracts with bids made competitive through good safet...read more
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
Easier to design roof cladding that can withstand winds in a given area.
This case study will focus on strategies used to save the client money, achieve certification, an...read more
Much of that growth will be in the European Union, where near-zero energy buildings are mandated...read more
These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...read more
Contractors will need to be on the lookout for policies such as the Contractor Accountability for...read more
The idea is to use an earthquake "fuse" that can prevent the tiny fractures and warps that make s...read more
GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the stat...read more
On average, green schools save about $100,000 a year on operating costs, including energy and wat...read more
Workers on these projects suffer a 24% increase in falls to lower levels during roof work, which...read more
The FSC program is administered through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...read more
Block sizes initially were limited to a maximum perimeter of 1,750 feet, with no side of the bloc...read more
The mayor of Allentown, Pa. asked the City Council to repeal a year-old ordinance that forces con...read more
The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED certifications for existing buildings standard i...read more
The Roof Assembly Ventilation Coalition (RAVC) participated in the development of the code.