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
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.
Specifying air curtains as energy-saving, cost-cutting alternatives to vestibules in 3,000-square...read more
The bill is similar to a White House planto cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of...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
A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per inciden...read more
Leaders of California cities had been trying to fashion a compromise with lawmakers after the sta...read more
The disagreement was over whether the prisoners should have been paid prevailing wage for their b...read more
These developments demonstrate the dynamic nature of the market and the continued need for develo...read more
The EPA says it will seek more data and is accepting comments until March 5.
The dispute arose over multimillion-dollar leaks at the University of Connecticut's law library....
Once seen as a cost burden, building to LEED standards is now an "easy call," according to Dan Pr...read more
GreenStep Cities, a Minnesota initiative, was designed to provide greater recognition to the stat...read more
Some changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act go into effect beginning March 15, 2012.
Some Ontario builders are worried that new building code requirements with stricter energy effici...read more
New zoning regulation proposals to make it easier for building owners in New York City to make th...read more
The Associated General Contractors of America’s national meeting for safety and health profession...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.